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Definition

The <aside> tag is used to define content which could be considered separate, although related to, the content around it. This could typically be typographical effects within pull quotes or sidebars, navigation elements or advertising.

The <aside> tag was introduced in HTML5.

Example


<main>
  <article>
    <h4>Independent content</h4>
    <p>Content that could be contained on its own page independently of this pages content</p>
    <aside>
      <h5>Aside content</h5>
      <p>Content related to the article</p>
    </aside>
    <aside>
      <h5>Other related content</h5>
      <p>Comments or pullquotes related to article</p>
    </aside>
  </article>
</main>
<aside>
  <p>Possible sidebar</p>
</aside>

Independent content

Content that could be contained on its own page independently of this pages content

Required Attributes

NONE

Optional Attributes

NONE

Global Attributes

Common

class - specifies a classname for the element allowing you to apply the style of the predefined class to the content.


<aside class="classname">Aside content here</aside>

id - specifies a unique id for the element allowing you to apply the style of the predefined id to the content.


<aside id="idname">Aside content here</aside>

style - specifies an inline style for the element allowing you to apply the style to the content.


<aside style="color:red;text-align:left">Aside content here</aside>

title - specifies extra information about the content.


<aside title="information about the content">Aside content here</aside>

Keyboard

accesskey - specifies a keyboard shortcut to associate with the element.


<aside accesskey="aKeyValue">Aside content here</aside>

tabindex - specifies a tab order for the element.


<aside tabindex="someNumber">Some text heree</aside>

Language

dir - specifies the directional flow of the content.


<aside dir="ltr">Aside content here</aside>   <!-- The text will flow from left to right -->
<aside dir="rtl">Aside content here</aside>   <!-- The text will flow from right to left -->

lang - specifies a language code for the content of the element.


<aside lang="en">Aside content here</aside>

spellcheck - specifies whether the element is to have its spelling checked.


<!-- Valid values are true and  false - default is inherited / browser specific. -->
<aside spellcheck="true">Aside content here</aside>

translate - specifies whether the content of the element can be translated.


<!-- Valid values are yes and  no - default is yes. -->
<aside translate="no">Aside content here</aside> 

Miscellaneous

contenteditable - specifies whether the content of the element is editable.


<!-- Valid values are true and  false - default is inherited. -->
<aside contenteditable="false">Aside content here</aside> 

draggable - specifies whether the the element is draggable.

Only text selections, images, and links can be dragged.


<!-- Valid values are true and  false - default is browser specific. -->
<aside draggable="true">Aside content here</aside>

hidden - specifies whether the element is not yet, or no longer, relevant.


<!-- Valid values are an empty string or hidden -->
<aside hidden>Aside content here</aside> 
<aside hidden="hidden">Aside content here</aside> 

Event Attributes

Document

onabort - The JavaScript code to be run on abort.


<aside onabort="go()">Aside content here</aside>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

onerror - The JavaScript code to be run when an error occurs when the file is being loaded.


<aside onerror="go()">Aside content here</aside>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

onload - The JavaScript code to be run when the document is loaded.


<aside onload="go()">Aside content here</aside>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

onresize - The JavaScript code to be run when the browser window is resized.


<aside onresize="go()">Aside content here</aside>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

onscroll - The JavaScript code to be run when the scrollbar of an element is being scrolled.


<aside onscroll="go()">Aside content here</aside>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

onunload - The JavaScript code to be run once a page has unloaded or the browser window has been closed.


<aside onunload="go()">Aside content here</aside>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

Document Element

oncopy - The JavaScript code to be run when the user copies the content of an element.


<aside oncopy="go()">Aside content here</aside>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

oncut - The JavaScript code to be run when the user cuts the content of an element.


<aside oncut="go()">Aside content here</aside>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

onpaste - The JavaScript code to be run when the user pastes some content into an element.


<aside onpaste="go()">Aside content here</aside>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

Drag and Drop

ondrag - The JavaScript code to be run when an element is dragged.


<aside ondrag="go()">Aside content here</aside>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

ondragend - The JavaScript code to be run when an element has stopped being dragged.


<aside ondragend="go()">Aside content here</aside>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

ondragenter - The JavaScript code to be run when an element has been dragged to a valid drop target.


<aside ondragenter="go()">Aside content here</aside>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

ondragleave - The JavaScript code to be run when an element leaves a valid drop target.


<aside ondragleave="go()">Aside content here</aside>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

ondragover - The JavaScript code to be run when an element is being dragged over a valid drop target.


<aside ondragover="go()">Aside content here</aside>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

ondragstart - The JavaScript code to be run at the start of a drag operation.


<aside ondragstart="go()">Aside content here</aside>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

ondrop - The JavaScript code to be run when dragged element is being dropped.


<aside ondrop="go()">Aside content here</aside>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

Form

onblur - The JavaScript code to be run on abort.


<aside onblur="go()">Aside content here</aside>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

onchange - The JavaScript code to be run when object changed and attempt to leave field.


<aside onchange="go()">Aside content here</aside>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

oncontextmenu - The JavaScript code to be run when a context menu is triggered.


<aside oncontextmenu="go()">Aside content here</aside>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

onfocus - The JavaScript code to be run when the element gets focus.


<aside onfocus="go()">Aside content here</aside>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

oninput - The JavaScript code to be run when an element gets user input.


<aside oninput="go()">Aside content here</aside>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

oninvalid - The JavaScript code to be run when an element is invalid.


<aside oninvalid="go()">Aside content here</aside>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

onreset - The JavaScript code to be run when the reset button of a form is clicked.


<aside onreset="go()">Aside content here</aside>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

onselect - The JavaScript code to be run when some or all of the contents of an object are selected.


<aside onselect="go()">Aside content here</aside>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

onsubmit - The JavaScript code to be run when a form is submitted.


<aside onsubmit="go()">Aside content here</aside>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

Keyboard

onkeydown - The JavaScript code to be run when an element is in focus and keyboard key is pressed.


<aside onkeydown="go()">Aside content here</aside>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

onkeypress - The JavaScript code to be run when an element is in focus and keyboard key is pressed down and released.


<aside onkeypress="go()">Aside content here</aside>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

onkeyup - The JavaScript code to be run when an element is in focus and keyboard key is released.


<aside onkeyup="go()">Aside content here</aside>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

Media

oncanplay - The JavaScript code to be run when a file has buffered enough so it is ready to start playing.


<aside oncanplay="go()">Aside content here</aside>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

oncanplaythrough - The JavaScript code to be run when a file can be played all the way to the end without further need of buffering.


<aside oncanplaythrough="go()">Aside content here</aside>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

oncuechange - The JavaScript code to be run when the cue changes when using the track element.


<aside oncuechange="go()">Aside content here</aside>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

ondurationchange - The JavaScript code to be run when the length of the media is changed.


<aside ondurationchange="go()">Aside content here</aside>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

onemptied - The JavaScript code to be run when a media resource element suddenly becomes empty, usually due to an error.


<aside onemptied="go()">Aside content here</aside>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

onended - The JavaScript code to be run when the media has reach the end.


<aside onended="go()">Aside content here</aside>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

onloadeddata - The JavaScript code to be run when media data is loaded and playback can start.


<aside onloadeddata="go()">Aside content here</aside>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

onloadedmetadata - The JavaScript code to be run when metadata has been loaded.


<aside onloadedmetadata="go()">Aside content here</aside>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

onloadstart - The JavaScript code to be run when the media resource has started loading.


<aside onloadstart="go()">Aside content here</aside>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

onpause - The JavaScript code to be run when the media resource has been paused.


<aside onpause="go()">Aside content here</aside>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

onplay - The JavaScript code to be run when the media resource starts playback.


<aside onplay="go()">Aside content here</aside>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

onplaying - The JavaScript code to be run when playback has already begun.


<aside onplaying="go()">Aside content here</aside>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

onprogress - The JavaScript code to be run when the browser is fetching the media data.


<aside onprogress="go()">Aside content here</aside>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

onratechange - The JavaScript code to be run when the playback rate changes.


<aside onratechange="go()">Aside content here</aside>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

onseeked - The JavaScript code to be run when the seeking attribute is set to false indicating that seeking has finished.


<aside onseeked="go()">Aside content here</aside>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

onseeking - The JavaScript code to be run hen the seeking attribute is set to true indicating that seeking is currently active.


<aside onseeking="go()">Aside content here</aside>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

onstalled - The JavaScript code to be run when the browser is unable to continue fetching media data.


<aside onstalled="go()">Aside content here</aside>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

onsuspend - The JavaScript code to be run when media data has stopped before being completely loaded.


<aside onsuspend="go()">Aside content here</aside>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

ontimeupdate - The JavaScript code to be run when the media resources current playback position has changed.


<aside ontimeupdate="go()">Aside content here</aside>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

onvolumechange - The JavaScript code to be run when the volume has changed or been muted.


<aside onvolumechange="go()">Aside content here</aside>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

onwaiting - The JavaScript code to be run when the media resource has paused but is expected to resume.


<aside onwaiting="go()">Aside content here</aside>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

Mouse

onclick - The JavaScript code to be run when a mouse is clicked on the element.


<aside onclick="go()">Aside content here</aside>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

ondblclick - The JavaScript code to be run when a mouse is double clicked on the element.


<aside ondblclick="go()">Aside content here</aside>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

onmousedown - The JavaScript code to be run when the mouse button is pressed down while the cursor is over the element.


<aside onmousedown="go()">Aside content here</aside>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

onmousemove - The JavaScript code to be run when the mouse button is moved.


<aside onmousemove="go()">Aside content here</aside>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

onmouseout - The JavaScript code to be run when the mouse cursor moves off an element.


<aside onmouseout="go()">Aside content here</aside>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

onmouseover - The JavaScript code to be run when the mouse cursor moves over an element.


<aside onmouseover="go()">Aside content here</aside>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

onmouseup - The JavaScript code to be run when the mouse button is released while the cursor is over the element.


<aside onmouseup="go()">Aside content here</aside>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

onwheel - The JavaScript code to be run when the mouse wheel rolls up or down over an element.


<aside onwheel="go()">Aside content here</aside>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

Window

NONE

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