HTML <div> Tag
A section in a document that will be displayed in blue:
<h3>This is a heading</h3>
<p>This is a paragraph.</p>
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The <div> tag is supported in all major browsers.
Definition and Usage
The <div> tag defines a division or a section in an HTML document.
The <div> tag is used to group block-elements to format them with CSS.
Tips and Notes
Tip: The <div> element is very often used together with CSS, to layout a web page.
Note: By default, browsers always place a line break before and after the <div> element. However, this can be changed with CSS.
Differences Between HTML 4.01 and HTML5
The align attribute not supported in HTML5.
The align attribute is deprecated in HTML 4.01.
|Not supported in HTML5. Deprecated in HTML 4.01. Specifies the alignment of the content inside a <div> element|
The <div> tag also supports the Global Attributes in HTML.
The <div> tag also supports the Event Attributes in HTML.
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