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HTML <span> tag

The HTML <span> element is a generic inline container for phrasing content.

It can be used to group elements for styling purposes (using the class or id attributes), or because they share attribute values, such as lang.

<span> is very much like a <div> element, but <div> is a block-level element whereas a <span> is an inline element.

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Browser compatibility

The <span> element is fully supported by all browsers:

Element
<span> yes yes yes yes yes



Standard Attributes

The <span> tag does not support any standard attributes. See HTML Standard Attributes Reference

Global Attributes

The <span> tag supports the global attributes described in HTML Global Attributes Reference

Event Attributes

The <span> tag supports the event attributes described in HTML Events Reference

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Last updated: Monday 01 Oct, 2018