Block Level Elements

Last Updated: April 23, 2022

The following is a complete list of all HTML “block-level” elements (although “block-level” is not technically defined for elements that are new in HTML5).


Contact information.<article>

Article content.<aside>

Aside content.<blockquote>

Long (“block”) quotation.<details>

Disclosure widget.<dialog>

Dialog box.<dd>

Describes a term in a description list.<div>

Document division.<dl>

Description list.<dt>

Description list term.<fieldset>

Field set label.<figcaption>

Figure caption.<figure>

Groups media content with a caption (see <figcaption>).<footer>

Section or page footer.<form>

Input form.<h1>, <h2>, <h3>, <h4>, <h5>, <h6>

Heading levels 1-6.<header>

Section or page header.<hgroup>

Groups header information.<hr>

Horizontal rule (dividing line).<li>

List item.<main>

Contains the central content unique to this document.<nav>

Contains navigation links.<ol>

Ordered list.<p>


Preformatted text.<section>

Section of a web page.<table>


Unordered list.