<cite>

The <cite> tag represents a citation to a referenced work such as a book, a song, or a painting. It needs to include only the title of the work being referenced.

Syntax

<cite>
<!-- Title of work goes here -->
</cite>

<cite> is a tag that wraps around text. That text may also be wrapped in a link to an external source for the citation, if one is available.

Example

Suppose there is an article on the integral, from calculus, on this page. It features a direct quote from Wikipedia, so it will need to be cited.

<html>
<head> </head>
<body>
<figure>
<blockquote>
The major advance in integration came in the 17th century with the
independent discovery of the fundamental theorem of calculus by Leibniz
and Newton.
</blockquote>
<figcaption>
From
<cite
><a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Integral#Leibniz_and_Newton"
>Integral</a
></cite
>, on Wikipedia.
</figcaption>
</figure>
</body>
</html>

Output of the cite tag example

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