The Angular directive helps us to manipulate the DOM. You can change the appearance, behavior, or layout of a DOM element using the Directives. They help you to extend HTML
There are three types of directives in Angular:
COMPONENT DIRECTIVE: Components are special directives in Angular. They are the directive with a template (view)
STRUCTURAL DIRECTIVE: Structural directives can change the DOM layout by adding and removing DOM elements.
All structural Directives are preceded by the Asterix symbol :
ATTRIBUTE DIRECTIVE: An attribute or style directive can change the appearance or behavior of an element