When they are aware of it, developers often use the
<address> tag to surround contact information for a business or individual on their site. Until very recently, this was technically incorrect: the
<address> element was intended to markup the contact information for the person responsible for the site.
Yesterday Steve Faulkner made me aware that the W3C had changed the HTML 5.2 specification to reflect the common interpretation of the element, much to their credit. However, there are a few things to know about the element in order to use it effectively: