FAQ: Learn HTML Elements - Intro to HTML - Divs


#1

This community-built FAQ covers the “Divs” exercise in Codecademy’s lessons on HTML.

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#3

4 posts were split to a new topic: Why should we use divs if they don’t change anything visually?


#5

hi my question is why do we add divs before and after h2 or h3 elements like this? Like how do you know when to add div to an element ?

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#6

div is an element, so the question isn’t entirely accurate.

There isn’t a fixed answer for your question, given it depends on the design and layout of your page. But if you want to different h2 elements + h3 elements + maybe some paragraphs of information in 3 columns, the divs you added is a first good step


#7

<div> is a section element that allows us to break the document into smaller pieces along their semantic lines. For instance the first division above contains only navigation to the other sections. The other sections pertain to particular details.


#8

thank you for the reply


#9

thank you for the explanation i get it now