Leo Penaloza5,489 Points
Question about <Sections>
What's the difference between the three? <div> <span> <section> they seem the same by they way they are used, from what I know a <div> is a block type tag and that a <span> is a inline tag, but how does <section> compare?
Shay Paustovsky294 Points
<div>, <span>, <section> tags are all semantic markup that simply gives meaning to the text between them.
<div> & <section> do have a "block" display property by default but that is not what differentiates them.
DIV - is more used as a generic wrapper/container simply for styling purposes, and does not hold a meaning.
SECTION - denotes a section in your website - (welcome, contact, about, etc...) essentialy a thematic break in content.
SPAN - is the same purpose as a <div> but for text, it's a generic container for text styling purposes VS the <div> that is a generic container for other tags like <section>.
Later when learning CSS Layout, you will understand that <div's> purpose is to control layout width and grouping.
Hopefully I've cleared some confusions
~ Shay ~