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CSS CSS Layout CSS Layout Techniques Display

Paddy Egan
Paddy Egan
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inline vs inline-block

Consider displaying inline and displaying inline-block are essentially the same unless certain styles are applied to the inline-block is there any reason / advantage why not to use inline-block instead of inline everywhere?

Sorry if this is answered later.

1 Answer

Anonymous User
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Anonymous User
Courses Plus Student 2,654 Points

It depends on what you're trying to do. For example, if you're creating a menu on a user interface where you want your menu inline hyperlinks to look more neat, professional and aesthetic, you might want to use inline-block.

But as I said it depends what you're trying to do. There are some cases, where it might not be as much of an issue. Hope this helps.