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What is the difference between br and p in HTML?

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August 01, 2008 5:42PM

< br > and < p > are both very different in HTML Coding. < br > stands for "Line Break". If you were to insert that in your HTML, it would be like typing the Enter or Return key on your keyboard. This comes in handy a lot, and the avid web designer should use it frequently. < p > on the other hand, stands for "Paragraph." It is used to organize your HTML, so that it will be easy to edit it later on. Typing < p > says that you are starting a new paragraph, and typing < /p > says that you are ending one. Hope this helps!
-jjshammas P.S. Just so you know, take out the spaces in the HTML Codes listed above.