What Is a Block Element

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What Is a Block Element? - CSS Tutorials - HTML Formatting Model: Block, Inline and Floating Elements

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A block element is formatted as a rectangular block occupying the entire width of the parent content box. Examples of block elements are:

  • <P> - A paragraph of text and/or inline elements.
  • <PRE> - A paragraph of text with white spaces preserved.
  • <LI> - A list item. Identical to <P; except that it has list-item marker on the left.
  • <TABLE> - A table of cells. Each cell is identical to <P>
  • <FORM> - An input form. Identical to <P> except that it has no margins.
  • <DIV> - A container to group elements into a block element.
  • <H1/H2/H3...> - A title line. Identical to <P> except that it has different margins and font size
  • <HR> - A horizontal ruler.

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