In HTML 4.01 the Cite tag is used for citation whereas in HTML 5 Cite tag is used for labeling or providing title for some work as mentioned above.
Cite HTML tag <cite> is a closed tag needs closing Cite html tag </cite>
Note: Someone’s name can’t be used in HTML Cite tag as the name of a person is not title or label of work.
HTML Cite Tag Syntax
<cite> Some title here </cite>
HTML Cite Tag Example
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<cite> The Da Vinci Code</cite> is a great book by Dan Brown.
The Da Vinci Code is a great book by Dan Brown.
In the HTML Cite tag example above we can see that the name of the book “The Da Vinci Code” is rendered in a different format than the neighboring it as its wrapped in HTML Cite tag.
HTML Cite Tag Supporting Browsers