block-level section (style container)


<div>

Browser
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Type
Block-level

The DIV element defines a section in a document.

You can also use it as a style container.


<div>block-level section</div>


The two types of section

DIV element (Block-level element) : Defines a block-level section.
SPAN element (Inline element) : Defines a inline section.


Example

<div style="padding: 10px; border: 1px #ff8000 solid; background-color: #ffffff;">

<p>Difference between <span style="color: red;">DIV</span> and <span style="color: red;">SPAN</span>.</p>

</div>
Output

Difference between DIV and SPAN.