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CSS CSS Basics (2014) The Box Model The CSS Box Model

can someone please explain what the span element is? It was not covered in the "how to make a website" course.

that's all.

3 Answers

Gabriel Rumbaut
Gabriel Rumbaut
2,476 Points

<span> and <div> are pretty much the same thing--they're just selectors for picking sections of content. The difference is that <div> is a block-level element, so it will set your content into a new line, while <span> is an in-line element, so it will keep it on the same line as its parent element.

Clayton Batchelor
Clayton Batchelor
6,170 Points

The span is just a selector element. To select individual text.