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CSS Bootstrap Basics Using Bootstrap Components Inline Navs and Dropdown Buttons

did not need to use <footer> in bootstrap?

How come this was done without needing <footer> ?

Just regular divs is enough? I dont see the use of using <header> or <main> as well when all can be made with Divs

Audrey Meier
Audrey Meier
9,878 Points

I have the same question. I don't know if this is a Bootstrap 4 vs 5 issue, but Bootstrap 5 definitely uses footers. I found a discussion here https://mdbootstrap.com/docs/standard/navigation/footer/.

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,787 Points

The more specialized element types are known as semantic elements. They convey a sense of meaning for their contents, which gets used by search engines and other web automation.

As a general rule, ordinary DIV elements should be used only when none of the semantic elements fit the situation.