p

FilterElements

<p> ... </p>

Denotes a paragraph. Paragraphs may contain text and inline elements, but they may not contain other block elements, including other paragraphs. Browsers are instructed to ignore multiple empty p elements.

Start/End Tags

HTML: Required/Optional;
XHTML: Required/Required

Specifications

  • HTML 4.01
  • HTML5

align=

Values: center | left | right
Deprecated. Not in HTML5. Aligns the text within the element to the left, right, or center of the page.
<p>Paragraphs are the most rudimentary elements of a text document.</p>
<p>They are indicated by the <code>p</code> element.</p>

Rendered Example

Paragraphs are the most rudimentary elements of a text document.

They are indicated by the p element.