simpara — A paragraph that contains only text and inline markup, no block elements.



A simpara is a “simple paragraph,” one that may contain only character data and inline elements. The para element is less restrictive; it may also contain block-level structures (lists, figures, etc.).

Processing expectations

Formatted as a displayed block.

Parents [+]

This element occurs in 76 elements.

Children [+]

This element contains 101 elements.

See Also

formalpara, para


  1 <article xmlns=''>
  2 <title>Example simpara</title>
  4 <simpara>
    Just the text, ma'am.
  6 </simpara>
  8 </article>

Just the text, ma'am.

Last revised by Norman Walsh on 6 Jun 2011 (git hash: 6ffcc7640bbc5f852a318e452c9f210f03292cb9)