Before HTML 5, we used to use
<div> element to divide the content into sections but in HTML5 we can use
<section> tag to divide the document.
<section> is primarily used to logically divide the different sections of the web page.
<body> <section id="Header"> Top menu <a href="/" title="Home">Home</a> </section> <section id="Content"> Content area, write content </section> <section id="Footer"> Footer (C) IT Funda </section> </body>
In the above code snippet, we have three sections (Header, Content and Footer). Please note that
<section> tag doesn't have any User interface effect, it is just used to loggically divide the page. So that its easy for developer and search engines to find a particular section of the page.
Each section is displayed as block (the way
<div> tag is rendered)
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