I wonder if this is a poll-type solution but when making text bold currently Pinegrow wraps it in a
<b> tag which is semantically meaningless. I thought it was deprecated due to it being a tag associated with style and not semantics but seemingly not.
I’d love it if it used the
And similarly if italicising text used
I get that this is petty but I thought I’d raise it in case this was a relic feature and maybe if the majority preferred it to be an action that creates semantic code and browsers ubiquitously bold strong tags and italicise em tags, it would make sense.
Just a thought!
Both & will give identical results.
However, is meant to give more significance,
Personally, I use both but add some colour to strong in the CSS file.
I’m not quite sure what you’re referring to here. Maybe my explanation wasn’t clear enough.
<b> is semantically meaniningless
<strong> gives emphasis to words/phrases.
Just makes sense to use strong instead of b when bolding.
SEO as a byproduct of writing semantic code. I wouldn’t say a
strong tag would make any tangible difference to SEO specifically.
b is semantically meaningless and is a legacy piece of HTML when we were styling elements with HTML. Since CSS/HTML 5 HTML should be responsible for meaning only and CSS for style.