Nested HTML 'div' Elements

Q

Can "div" Elements Be Nested?

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A

Can "div" elements be nested? The answer is yes. In fact, nested "div" elements provides you more flexibilities to specify CSS properties at different levels. Here is a tutorial example of nested "div" elements:

<?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>Nested DIV Elements</title>
 </head>
 <body>
  <h4>XHTML Interview Questions</h4>
 <div style="background-color: #884422; width: 400px; 
  padding: 12px">
  <div style="background-color: #eeeeee; padding: 4px;
   font-style: italic; font-weight: bold">
   Q: What is the number one advantage of using XHTML?
  </div>
  <div style="background-color: #ffeeff; 
   padding: 4px 4px 4px 20px;">
   A: XHTML documents are well-formed XML documents.
   This allows your documents to be processed by any XML 
   applications.</div>
  <div style="background-color: #eeeeee; padding: 4px;
   font-style: italic; font-weight: bold">
   Q: What is most difficult part when converting 
   a HTML document into an XHTML document?</div>
  <div style="background-color: #ffeeff; 
   padding: 4px 4px 4px 20px;">
   A: The most difficult part is to make all elements
   are closed. XML documents requires that all elements
   must be closed with closing tags or with the extra "/" 
   at the end of the opening tag.</div>
 </div>
 </body>
</html>

If you save the above document as nested_div.html and view it with Internet Explorer, you will see that the outer "div" element helped to define a nice looking border as shown below:
HTML div Element for Nested Blocks

 

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