HTML - <span> Tag



The HTML <span> tag is used for grouping and applying styles to inline elements.

There is a difference between the span tag and the div tag. The span tag is used with inline elements whilst the div tag is used with block-level content.


<!DOCTYPE html>

      <title>HTML span Tag</title>

      <p>This is a paragraph <span style = "color:#FF0000;">
         This is a paragraph</span>This is a paragraph</p>
      <p><span style = "color:#8866ff;">
         This is another paragraph</span></p>


This will produce the following result −

Global Attributes

This tag supports all the global attributes described in − HTML Attribute Reference

Event Attributes

This tag supports all the event attributes described in − HTML Events Reference

Browser Support

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