Elements are individual HTML components that constitute a webpage’s structure and contents. Opening and closing tags define them, enclosing content between less than (<) and greater than (>) symbols. For example, a heading tag <h1> defines a heading on a webpage and looks like this:
<h1>The tag on the left is an opening tag, while the tag on the right is a closing tag.</h1>
Elements enable web developers and designers to organize a webpage’s content in a clear and visually appealing way. While elements don’t aid search engines like Google in crawling or indexing, their correct use can enhance a page’s structure, potentially improving its ranking on search engine results pages (SERPS).