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what is the difference between block and inline?

I didn't understand this part when talked about the display property! thanks :)

3 Answers

Thanks Emma :)

chrishj
chrishj
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A block element is an element that takes up the full width available, and will break other objects before and after it, like a DIV. An in-line element are things like text that will fill up a line until there is no more space and will then "word wrap" in essence, like text, anchors and spans.

Thanks chrishj :)

Inline elements will always appear to continue on the same line as their neighbouring elements (think span, a, img ...) . While block element will always start on a new line and take as much horizontal space as they can (think div, section...)

Thanks nicolas :)