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The aside element (<aside>) indicates content that is only tangentially related to the rest of the content.
The aside element may be used for:
- pull quotes
- groups of nav elements
Or any other content that is considered separate from the main content of the page.
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The following example shows how an aside is used to mark up background material on Switzerland in a much longer news story on Europe.
<aside> <h1>Switzerland</h1> <p>Switzerland, a land-locked country in the middle of geographic Europe, has not joined the geopolitical European Union, though it is a signatory to a number of European treaties.</p> </aside>
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