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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.

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:

<p> <span class="bold">Some header</span><br> Some paragraph. </p>

Is much better written:

<h3>Some header</h3> <p> Some paragraph. </p>

- Don't laugh too hard at the above example, I've seen plenty of this in real sites made by supposedly professional companies.

Joost.

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