HTML <br> tag or element is used to break line in a paragraph.
It is generally used in poem or address where the division of line is necessary.
It is an empty tag, means it does not need a company of end tag.
Don’t use br tag for margin between two paragraphs, use CSS margin property instead.
Difference between HTML <br> and <br/>
You can use HTML br tag two ways: <br> or <br/>. It is recommended to use closed br tag <br/> because it is supported in HTML and XHTML both.
HTML br tag example
If you want to break line
in a paragraph,
use the br element.
BR tag in HTML and XHTML
In HTML br tag need not to be closed e.g. <br> whereas br tag must be properly closed in XHTML e.g. <br/>.