Spans are very similar to divisions except they are an inline element versus a block level element. No linebreak is created when a span is declared.
You can use the span tag to style certain areas of text, as shown in the following:
<span class=”italic”>This text is italic</span>
Then in my CSS file:
The final result is: This text is italic.
The purpose of the last 2 chapters was to provide you with a basis for using CSS in an (X)HTML file. For a more detailed explaination of XHTML please visit W3Schools