HTML div Tag

HTML <div> Tag:  The HTML<div> tag specifies a division in an HTML document. This HTML div tag is often used as a container for other HTML elements to style them with CSS or with JavaScript to perform certain tasks. And also it is used to group element for styling purpose.

 HTML <div> Tag

This HTML<div> tag supports both the global and the event attributes.

Syntax: <div> Text </div>

The Div is the most usable tag in web development because it helps us to separate out data in the web page and we can create a particular section for particular data or functionality in the web pages.

  • The div tag is Block level tag
  • It is a generic container tag
  • It is used to the group of various tags of HTML so that sections can be created and style can be Applied on them.


<!DOCTYPE html>
<div style="background-color:lightblue">
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HTML div tag

Attributes that are supported by the <div> tag

Attribute Value Description
align left
Describes the alignment of the content inside an element