In HTML, the <br> tag is used for line break. It is an empty tag i.e. no need to add an end tag. Writing <br> tag is perfectly fine.
Let’s see the usage of other br tags i.e. <br/> or <br />,
In HTML, use <br> tag.
In XHTML, the valid way is to use <br/> or <br></br> as mentioned in the XHTML guidelines.
According to w3 guidelines, a space should be included before the trailing / and > of empty elements, for example, <br />. These guidelines are for XHTML documents to render on existing HTML user agents.
You can try to run the following code to learn the perfect usage of <br> tag
<!DOCTYPE html> <html> <head> <title>HTML br Tag</title> </head> <body> <p>This is before the line break<br> and this after the line break. </p> </body> </html>