The HTML <br> tag defines a line break. Unlike the <p> tag defining a paragraph, an empty indent is not added before the line.
The <br> tag is empty, which means that the closing tag isn’t required. But in XHTML, the (<br>) tag must be closed (<br/>).
Example of the HTML <br> tag:¶
<html> <head> <title>Title of the document</title> </head> <body> <h1>Example of the <br> tag usage.</h1> <p> Inside the paragraph, we can put the tag <br />, <br> to transfer a part of the text to another line if necessary.</p> </body> </html>
The <br> tag is used to enter line breaks. It is useful for writing addresses, poems or song lyrics.
Example of the HTML <br> tag for entering line breaks:¶
<html> <head> <title>Title of the document</title> </head> <body> <h1>Example of the <br> tag usage</h1> <blockquote> But I'm not the only one<br> I hope some day you'll join us<br> And the world will live as one.<br> </blockquote> <cite>John Lennon "imagine"</cite> </body> </html>
|clear||Specifies how to process the next line if the text wraps around the floating element. |
Not used in HTML5.
|all||Reverses the flow around the element from the right and left edges at the same time.|
|left||Reverses the flow from the left side of the element placed after the <br> tag.|
|right||Reverses the flow from the right side.|
|none||Cancels the action of an attribute.|
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