FAQ: Learn CSS Selectors Visual Rules - CSS Visual Rules - Font Weight I

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Will there be a difference between setting the font weight of a text in html to “bold” and the use of the tags?

I don’t understand how the description was added to the image

how do I make a word in a sentence bold whiles the remaining sentences keep the normal font weight?

Hey @mannie_29!

There are a couple ways to do it:

You can surround the word in <span></span> tags and then change the styling of the tags like so:

<p>I am <span>depressed</span> *Suddenly Pineapples* this does not help</p>

and in your CSS file:

span {
  font-weight: bold;
}

OR, you can use the built-in bold tags(<b></b>) like so:

<p>It's Muffin Time! Actually its <b>12:30</b>. SOMEBODY EAT ME</p>

Hope this helps!

What is the difference in using in html and font-weight in CSS? Is one better than the other?