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I am not really sure what the purpose of this tag, <div>, is. What does it do? Can you make webpages look just as good with <div> as without <div>? Thanks!

1 Answer

A div tag basically defines a section in HTML, a block if you will. With HTML5 there are tags that kind of "replace" the div tag making the code more syntactically correct you could say. Yes you can make webpages look just as good without, but there are sometimes where you would prefer a div tag with a class or an id over a new HTML 5 tag.