HTML <address> style Attribute

A style attribute on an <address> tag assigns a unique style to the address.

Its value is CSS that defines the appearance of the address.



A style attribute on an <address> tag.

  <address style="background: paleturquoise; padding: 15px;">
    Contact author: <a href="">Debbie Anderson</a>,

Using style

The style attribute specifies the style, i.e. look and feel, of the <address> element.

A style contains any number of CSS property/value pairs, separated by semicolons (;).

The style attribute overrides any other style that was defined in a <style> tag or an external CSS file.

This inline styling affects the current <address> element only.


<address style="CSS-styles">



Value Description
CSS-styles One or more CSS property/value pairs separated by semicolons (;).

More Examples

A style attribute on an <address> tag.
Clicking the button toggles the background color.

  <address style="background: paleturquoise; padding: 15px; "
    Contact author: <a href="">Debbie Anderson</a>,

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

  let toggle = () => {
    let element = document.getElementById("myaddress");

    if ( === "mediumturquoise") { = "paleturquoise";
    } else { = "mediumturquoise";

Code explanation

The style attribute assigns a background color to the <address> element.

Clicking the button calls JavaScript which changes the background color of the element.

Browser support

Here is when style support started for each browser:

1.0 Sep 2008
1.0 Sep 2002
1.0 Aug 1995
1.0 Jan 2006
1.0 Jan 2003

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Last updated on Sep 30, 2023