A concluding section of narrative that wraps up or comments on the actions and events of the work, typically from a future perspective.


Example 1 — Epilogue with a heading

The label is identified in the aria-labelledby attribute.

<section role="doc-epilogue" aria-labelledby="epi-hd">
   <h2 id="epi-hd">Ten Years Later</h2>
Example 2 — Epilogue without a heading

A label for the section is specified in the aria-label attribute.

<section role="doc-epilogue" aria-label="Epilogue">
   <p>Long after the events of the story concluded, I still found myself wondering …</p>

Relation to ARIA

doc-epilogue is a landmark role.


doc-epilogue is typically used on section elements.

A label must be provided for the role using one of the aria-labelledby, aria-label or title attributes.

For a simplified list of all the elements the role is allowed on, refer to the mapping table in the EPUB Type to ARIA Role Authoring Guide. For the official list of allowed elements, refer to ARIA in HTML.

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