The article element is used to define an independent block of content.
Some examples of the block of content are forum post, magazine or newspaper article, a blog entry etc.
<!DOCTYPE html> <html> <head lang='en'> <meta charset='UTF-8'> <title>Codecrawl.com - HTML 5</title> </head> <body> <article> <header> <h1><a href='#'>Rod Stewart</a></h1> <p>17.05.2014</p> </header> <p>Roderick David 'Rod' Stewart, CBE is a British rock singer-songwriter. Born and raised in London, he is of Scottish and English ancestry. Stewart is one of the best-selling music artists of all time, having sold over 100 million records worldwide.</p> </article> </body> </html>