The HTML <div> tag is used for defining a section of your document. With the <div> tag, you can group large sections of HTML elements together and format them with CSS. For example, you could have your navigation section wrapped in one <div> and your main content section in another <div>.

Example Code:
<div style="background-color:orange;text-align:center">
  <p>Navigation section</p>
<div style="border:1px solid black">
  <p>Content section</p>

Navigation section

Content section

Attribute Definition

Specifies the alignment of the content inside a div element.
Possible Values:

  • left
  • right
  • center
  • justify


Global Attributes:

The <div> tag also supports the Global Attributes in HTML5

Event Attributes:

The <div> tag also supports the Event Attributes in HTML5

Last updated on 2 August 2018 By Rene Spronk

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