Getting Extra Space between Paragraphs in HTML

Q

How To Get Extra Space between Paragraphs?

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A

By default, browsers will give a predefined white space between two paragraphs. But if you want some extra white space between two paragraphs, you can enter an extra paragraph with a   entity.

Note that a true empty paragraph will not give any extra white space. See the following tutorial XHTML document:

<?xml version="1.0" ?>
<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Strict//EN"
  "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-strict.dtd">
<html>
 <head>
  <title>Extra Space between Paragraphs</title>
 </head>
 <body>
  <p>Row, row, row your boat,
  Gently down the stream.</p>
  <p></p>
  <p>Merrily, merrily, merrily, merrily,
  Life is but a dream.</p>
  <p>&nbsp;</p>
  <p>Frère Jacques, Frère Jacques, 
  Dormez vous? Dormez vous?
  Sonnez les matines, Sonnez les matines,
  Din, din, don! Din, din, don!</p>
 </body>
</html>

If you save the above document as space.html, and view it with Internet Explorer, you will see that the empty paragraph gives no extra white space. But the paragraph with a &nbsp; entity does give the extra white space you wanted as shown below:
HTML p Element - Empty Paragraphs

 

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