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<give you more control over the whitespace near a tag.
>will remove all whitespace surrounding a tag, while
<will remove all whitespace immediately within a tag. You can think of them as alligators eating the whitespace:
>faces out of the tag and eats the whitespace on the outside, and
<faces into the tag and eats the whitespace on the inside. They’re placed at the end of a tag definition, after class, id, and attribute declarations but before