Use the <b> element to highlight text to which attention is being drawn for utilitarian purposes without conveying any extra importance (use <strong> for importance) and with no implication of an alternate voice or mood (use <i> for alternate voice or mood). Don't use <b> as a generic <bold> element or only for presentation.
Attributes for <b>
- The HTML5 specification says that the <b> element should be used as a last resort when no other element is more appropriate. In particular, headings should use the <h1> to <h6> elements, stress emphasis should use the <em> element, importance should be denoted with the <strong> element, and text marked or highlighted should use the <mark> element.
- To denote importance, use the <strong> element instead of the <b> element. Many web authors use the <b> element when the <strong> element would be more appropriate.
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