HTML5 Introduction

HTML5 Introduction

WHAT IS HTML5?

HTML5 Introduction. HTML5 is a programming language whose acronym stands for Hyper Text Markup Language. It is a system that allows the modification of the appearance of web pages, as well as making adjustments to their appearance. It also used to structure and present content for the web.

With HTML5, browsers like Firefox, Chrome, Explorer, Safari and more, can know how to display a particular web page, know where the elements are, where to put the images and where to place the text.

Apart from HTML5, there are other languages that are necessary to give format and interactivity to a site, but the basic structure of any page is first defined in the HTML5 language.

What is New in HTML5?

The DOCTYPE declaration for HTML5 is very simple:
  <!DOCTYPE html>

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<meta charset=”UTF-8″>
<title>Title of the document</title>
</head>

<body>
Content of the document……
</body>

</html>

This is a Heading

This is a paragraph.

HTML5 Introduction

New HTML5 Elements

The most interesting new HTML5 elements are: 

New semantic elements like <header>, <footer>, <article>, and <section>.

New attributes of form elements like number, date, time, calendar, and range.

New graphic elements: <svg> and <canvas>.

New multimedia elements: <audio> and <video>.

New HTML5 Application Programming Interfaces (APIs)

The most interesting new APIs in HTML5 are:

  • Geolocation
  • Drag and Drop
  • Local Storage
  • Application Cache
  • Web Workers
  • SSE

Removed Elements in HTML5

Removed ElementUse Instead
<acronym><abbr>
<applet><object>
<basefont>CSS
<big>CSS
<center>CSS
<dir><ul>
<font>CSS
<frame> 
<frameset> 
<noframes> 
<strike>CSS, <s>, or <del>
<tt>CSS

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