HTML Line Break 'br' Tag/Element


What Is an HTML "br" Tag/Element?



A "br" element is an inline element that you can use to specify a line break in the paragraph. Here are basic rules about "br" elements:

  • "br" elements are inline elements.
  • "br" elements can not be used at block level.
  • "br" elements are empty content elements.
  • Most browsers will treat "br" elements as line breaks.

Below is a good tutorial example of using "br" elements:

<?xml version="1.0" ?>
<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Strict//EN"
  <title>Line Breaks in a Paragraph</title>
  <p>I love the way you look at me,<br/>
  Your eyes so bright and blue.<br/>
  I love the way you kiss me,<br/>
  Your lips so soft and smooth.</p>

If you save the above document as line_break.html, and view it with Internet Explorer, you will see that the paragraph is broken in multiple lines as shown below:

HTML br Element - Line Breaks
HTML br Element - Line Breaks


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