Published Jun 10, 2021Updated Jul 1, 2022
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The <div> element represents a generic division of content. It has no semantic meaning, but will separate its contents from the rest of the document.


<!-- Content lives here -->

The <div> tags that wraps around a block of HTML. By default it is a block element, meaning its contents will start on a new line and the content that follows will start on a new line.


A <div> is a good choice when no other tag matches the content type. Additionally it is often used to help style an entire page, or sections of a page via the class or id attribute.

<head> </head>
<!-- This div wraps the entire site applying the styles from the dark-mode class -->
<div class="dark-mode">
<!-- Site content lives here -->

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