What is the HTML tag "div" short for?


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What is the div in the <div> tag short for? Is it "division"? I've looked around Google and SO and haven't found an answer.

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Division. The DIV tag is is designed to allow you to define "divisions" of a page (or to "divide a page into logical containers").

Solution 3 - Html

Bear in mind that the definition of div is completely different in HTML5.

> The div element has no special meaning at all. It represents its children.



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