FAQ: Learn HTML Elements - Intro to HTML - The Body

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What is the difference between the element <p>instruction</p> and the body <body>information</p> in terms of purpose or use?

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Note that the endtag needs to match the opentag. BODY is unique; that is there can be only one body element, the container of all the content we will see on the webpage. P is a paragraph element which may occur multiple times in the BODY or any other container element.

<html>
<head>
<!-- metadata in here -->
</head>
<body>
<!-- All content in here -->
</body>
</html>