I have a div element and within that div, we have text between p elements.
I want to add a heading. Should it go inside or outside the p?
Which is better:
<p>This is text <h3>This is my h3</h3> More text </p> <p>another text<p>
<p>This is text<p> <h3>This is my h3</h3> <p>another text<p>
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It is impossible to put a heading element inside a
p element in HTML markup, not just formally but because browsers implicitly terminate an open
p element when they encounter a heading. So the question is meaningless: an element that cannot exist in a certain context cannot have any meaning (semantics) within that context.
Instead of using
p to group text and headings together, you can use the
div element or, with the usual caveats, HTML5 novelties like
According to standards a Paragraph should not contain other block elements (including paragraphs and headers). As indicated in other answers, to group a header with a paragraph you can use the div tag.
You can find a lot of information about this subject also on w3c’s website: http://www.w3.org/TR/html401/struct/global.html#block-inline