HTML <address> class Attribute

The class attribute on an <address> tag assigns one or more classnames to the address. Classes are used to style elements. Classnames are defined in a stylesheet or in a local <style> element.

Example

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A class attribute styling an <address> element.

Contact author: Debbie Anderson, @debbie_anderson
<style>
  .blue-address { border: 3px dashed lightblue; background: aliceblue; padding: 20px 10px; }
</style>

<address class="blue-address">
  Contact author: <a href="mailto:debbie@company.com">Debbie Anderson</a>,
  @debbie_anderson
</address>

Using class

The class attribute assigns one or more classnames to the <address> tag.

Multiple classnames are separated by a space.

Classes (i.e. classnames) are used for styling the address element.

JavaScript uses classes to access one or more elements by classname.

Tip:  class is a global attribute that can be applied to any HTML element.


Syntax

<address class="classnames">

Values

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Value Description
classnames One or more space-separated class names.

More Examples

A class attribute styling an <address>.
Clicking the button toggles a classname that changes the border.

Contact author: Debbie Anderson, @debbie_anderson
<style>
  .blue-addr{ border: 4px solid lightblue; background: aliceblue; padding: 20px 10px; }
  .rose-border { border: 4px dashed #f45d49; }
</style>


<address class="blue-addr" id="myaddress">
  Contact author: <a href="mailto:debbie@company.com">Debbie Anderson</a>,
  @debbie_anderson
</address>

<button onclick="toggle();">Toggle class</button>

<script>
  let toggle = () => {
     let element = document.getElementById("myaddress");
     element.classList.toggle("rose-border");
  }
</script>

Code explanation

Two CSS classes are defined in the <style> element.

The first classname is assigned to the <address> element.

Clicking the button toggles another class, changing the border color.


Browser support

Here is when data-* support started for each browser:

Chrome
1.0 Sep 2008
Firefox
1.0 Sep 2002
IE/Edge
1.0 Aug 1995
Opera
1.0 Jan 2006
Safari
1.0 Jan 2003

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