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    <div>

    Summary

    The HTML <div> element (or HTML Document Division Element) is the generic container for flow content, which does not inherently represent anything. It can be used to group elements for styling purposes (using the class or id attributes), or because they share attribute values, such as lang. It should be used only when no other semantic element (such as <article> or <nav>) is appropriate.

    Attributes

    This element includes the global attributes.

    In HTML5, the align attribute on <div> is .

    Examples

    <div>
      <p>Any kind of content here. Such as &lt;p&gt;, &lt;table&gt;. You name it!</p>
    </div> 
    

    Result

    Any kind of content here. Such as <p>, <table>. You name it!

    Specifications

    Specification Status Comment
    WHATWG HTML Living Standard Living Standard  
    HTML5 Candidate Recommendation  
    HTML 4.01 Specification Recommendation  

    Browser compatibility

    Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari (WebKit)
    Basic support 1.0 (Yes) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes)
    Feature Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Phone Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
    Basic support (Yes) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes)

    See also

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    Last updated by: kscarfone,