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HTML HTML Basics Structuring Your Content Grouping Content with <main> and <div>

Poonam Jain
Poonam Jain
908 Points

whether i add these tags or not the output is the same. so why do we add them? for example -aside, section, articles etc

why do we add these tags? can we also write the code without these tags?

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,608 Points

The semantic tags don't cause any special appearance by themselves, but CSS can target them to apply styling. They also assist automated data collectors (robots) to find significant parts of the page to classify and index the page for search engines.

You can certainly write code without them, but anyone examining your pages might think they were legacy code developed before the semantic tags became the modern standard.