<br> tag

HTML <br> tag

The <br> tag helps to add a line break inside a paragraph or block.

When you do not want to start a new paragraph but wish to insert a line break so that the next text/sentence should start from the next line, then you can use this <br> tag .



<p>Agra is a city in northern India’s Uttar Pradesh state. <br>It’s home to the iconic Taj Mahal,<br>a mausoleum built for the Mughal ruler Shah Jahan’s wife, Mumtaz Mahal. </p>

Default CSS value


Difference between HTML4.01, XHTML and HTML5

<br> tag does not have End tag <br> tag should have End tag as - <br /> <br> tag don't have End tag

Attributes used with <br> tag

Attribute Description
clear This attribute controls how the next line will appear after the line break. It can take the followging values -
  • left
  • right
  • all
  • none

  • (HTML5 does not support this attribute).

    You should use the <br> tag for line breaks inside a paragraph or block.  You should not use this 2 separate 2 paragraphs

    Global Attributes

    The <br> tag supports Global attributes.

    Event Attributes

    The <br> tag supports Event attributes.

    Supporting Browsers

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    Related Tags

    <hr> tag.

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