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The <br> Element

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Inline Text Semantics

The <br> element represents a line break. It should only be used for line breaks that are actually part of the content, as in poems or addresses. For presentational formatting, CSS should be used.

Attributes for <br>
TypeAttribute List
'Standard' Attributes(none)
Obsolete Attributes"clear"


  • Do not use the <br> element for separating thematic groups in a paragraph.

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