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HTML <nav> tag

HTML <nav> tag is used to represent a section which contains navigation links, either within current document or to another document. Examples of some navigation links are menu, table of contents, indexes, etc.

The <nav> tag is newly added tag in HTML5.

Tips: You can use multiple links within a page, but it's not necessary to put all the links within


Following are some specifications about the HTML <nav> tag

Display Block
Start tag/End tag Both Start and End tag
Usage Structural


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Tag-specific attributes:

The <nav> tag does not contain any specific attribute in HTML.

Global attribute:

The <nav> tag supports the global attributes in HTML

Event attribute:

The <nav> tag supports the event attributes in HTML.

Supporting Browsers

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