"Inline" is categorization of HTML elements, as contrasted with "block-level" elements. Inline elements can appear within block-level or other inline elements. They take up the width of their contents. The differences between inline and block-level elements include:
- Content model
- Generally, inline elements may contain only data and other inline elements.
- By default, inline elements do not begin with new line.
The following elements are "inline":
- b, big, i, small, tt
- abbr, acronym, cite, code, dfn, em, kbd, strong, samp, var
- a, bdo, br, img, map, object, q, script, span, sub, sup
- button, input, label, select, textarea