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Saturday 15 August 2015

Details and Summary Elements in Html5

In this post we are going to discuss about <details> and <summary> elements in Html5. These elements are have been introduced for displaying the fold-able zone in an HTML document. The <summary> tag defines a visible heading for the <details> element. The heading can be clicked to view and hide the details. This is like a accordion with fold-able content. With this tag you can hide some of the long content and display only the summary.

The <details> element generates a simple widget to show or hide element contents, by clicking on its child <summary> element. The <summary>...</summary> will be inside a <details>...</details> element. By clicking on the icon at the left of the summary, the content of the <details> will be shown.

Example :

<!DOCTYPE html>
         Enable GodMode in Windows 10
       <p>At first you have to create a new folder in the File Explorer.</p>
       <p>For the folder name you have to choose GodMode.{ED7BA470-8E54-465E-825C-99712043E01C}.</p>
        More at <a href="http://www.codingdefined.com/2015/08/how-to-enable-godmode-in-windows-10.html">How to Enable God Mode in Windows 10

Result :

<details> blocks can be embedded inside one another that means we can create a nested details section.

Browser Support : As of August 2015 <details> element is not supported in Internet Explorer and Firefox. You can check the updated version in CanIUse.

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