But most of the time I see <div> tags used where a <p> or some other tag that actually has meaning would be better. The problem with (or the point of) <div> and <span>. tags is that they don't have any meaning.
This means that you are putting information (content) in a 'block' that appears to have no meaning at all.
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Though I can see the use of the construct in some cases, just applying <div> and <span> anywhere you want a layout change is bad practice.
For instance, this:
<span class="bold">Some header</span><br>
Is much better written:
- Don't laugh too hard at the above example, I've seen plenty of this in real sites made by supposedly professional companies.
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