It is used to represent separate comments or fine print in a text, such as copyright or legal texts, regardless of its visual style.
Typically it is rendered with a font one point smaller, such as
<i>, may appear to bypass the principle of separation between structure and content, all three are valid elements in HTML5. The developer has to decide when to use
<small> or when to achieve the same effect with CSS.
- Type: inline
- Self-closing: No
- Semantic value: No