HTML Bold <b> Element
<b> to make text stand out without assigning emphasis. This is usually often rendered as bold text, however, this isn't necessarily what this element is for. Style with CSS.
I kind of think of it as
<strong> -- which means of strong importance -- without the strongly important semantic meaning.
This is similar to
<i> has no semantic meaning and
<em> means emphasis, but both can be used for italicizing text.
The CSS that I use for
<b> on this page is pretty simple:
See also Complete List of HTML Tags