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Vic Mercier
Vic Mercier
3,276 Points

Don't understand the article element.Please, explain it clearly.

I really don't understand.My only though about this element is(I am not sure about what I am writing ) that it divide content in article like article in a newspaper??

1 Answer

Robert Leonardi
Robert Leonardi
17,151 Points

Hi Vic,

article tag is very useful especially if you are building website for blog posts etc.

it's clearly explained here: The <article> element identifies a self-contained piece of content which could theoretically be distributed to other websites and platforms as a stand-alone unit. The <article> element is a good choice to contain entire blog posts, news articles, and similar content. (source: http://html.com/tags/article/)

You don't have to use it, but if you do, it will clearly seperates between articles. And within that article, it will have its own h1, p (or p's), footer. You can also give each article it's own id="" , class="" and name=""

Hope it helps