The HTML Span Tag is useful for applying custom styles to inline elements. It is a generic inline container for various inline elements. Under span tag container you can set the style and then implement them to different elements.
There are two ways in which you can use the HTML Span tag. In a first way, you can declare the styling in a different place under the <style> tag. Then to use the style in elements simply put them under <span> </span> tags.
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In a second way, you can define the inline style under the span tag. The syntax will be:
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Let’s understand it better by looking at this example.
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Difference between HTML Span tag and Div tag
The Span HTML tag and Div HTML tag have a very handsome difference in them. First of all tag is inline element whereas <div> tag is block level element. However, both tags don’t require attributes with common CSS and class. Span tag takes only required width whereas the Div tag takes the whole width which is available.