A portion of a composition


The section element is for authors to intentionally separate their writing into logical partitions.

Each section should be internally consistent, exploring related concepts or explaining a topic in detail.

Separate sections should be used to decompose an article into discrete units for the purpose of creating an outline and a table of contents. Use the "h1" through "h6" headers at the beginning of each section to facilitate this.


article {
h1 Lascaux

section {
h2 History
On September 12, 1940, the entrance to the Lascaux Cave was
discovered by 18-year-old Marcel Ravidat when his dog, Robot,
fell in a hole. Ravidat and three friends entered the cave
through a deep shaft and discovered that the cave walls were
covered with depictions of animals.

section {
h2 Images
The cave contains nearly 6,000 figures, which can be grouped
into three main categories: animals, human figures, and
abstract signs. Most of the major images have been painted
onto the walls using red, yellow, and black colours from
mineral pigments, iron oxide, hematite, goethite and
The section element

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