Bold and Strong
One of the most common types of semantic markup is to “bold” some text via the bold element. The element used for identifying bold text is
However, it is important to recognize that the use of bold text does not imply any extra meaning. For this reason, you are encouraged to use the strong element. The use of a strong element (
<strong>...</strong> ) indicates that its content has strong importance. By default, browsers will show the contents of strong elements in bold.
<p>This is a <b>bold</b> element.</p> <p>This is a <strong>strong</strong> element.</p>