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Block quotes

Block quotes can be used to draw attention to something someone has said that relates well to the page's overall topic.

A block quote consists of the following components:

  • Quotation text (compulsory)
  • Attribution (optional)
    • name attribute
    • role attribute

Standout elements as used in EdWeb

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Standard well-formed HTML block quotes are fully accessible. There are no problems with these elements.

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                  <p>Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Integer posuere erat a ante.</p>
                    <cite>Name attribution <span>Title  attribution</span></cite>