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    <p>

    Summary

    The HTML <p> element (or HTML Paragraph Element) represents a paragraph of text. Paragraphs are block-level elements.

    Attributes

    This element includes the global attributes.

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

    Example

    <p>This is the first paragraph of text. This is the first paragraph of text.
      This is the first paragraph of text. This is the first paragraph of text.</p>
    
    <p>This is second paragraph of text. This is second paragraph of text.
       This is second paragraph of text. This is second paragraph of text.</p>
    

    Above HTML will output:

    This is the first paragraph of text. This is the first paragraph of text. This is the first paragraph of text. This is the first paragraph of text.

    This is second paragraph of text. This is second paragraph of text. This is second paragraph of text. This is second paragraph of text.

    Notes

    To change gaps between paragraphs use CSS margin property. Do not insert empty paragraphs elements or <br> between them.

    Specifications

    Specification Status Comment
    WHATWG HTML Living Standard
    The definition of '<p>' in that specification.
    Living Standard  
    HTML5
    The definition of '<p>' in that specification.
    Candidate Recommendation  
    HTML 4.01 Specification
    The definition of '<p>' in that specification.
    Recommendation  

    Browser compatibility

    Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari (WebKit)
    Basic support 1.0 1.0 (1.7 or earlier) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes)
    Feature Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Phone Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
    Basic support (Yes) 1.0 (1.0) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes)

    See also