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Re: no paragraphs in divs


From: Guy Hickling
Date: Jul 25, 2015 3:04PM

As Dale has said, your actual content should be in a ul/li list. But to
answer your last comment (and original question), yes, as you guessed, if
these 3 items had been totally unrelated (and therefore not suitable for a
list) then they should have been placed in p elements, not divs.

Divs are only for layout and styling purposes, they have no semantic value.
Whereas paragraph elements indicate the separate stages of logical thought
contained in the text - they are semantic. Assistive technology reacts to
paragraphs (eg screen readers may pause very slightly, and/or change
inflexion, at the end of a paragraph, but they don't do that for divs. Your
3 sentances would have been run together.