HTML5 BASICS: HTML5 Special Tags And Elements

HTML5 Special Tags And Elements

In order to make the easier documentation and web page creation HTML5 provide additional tags,elements and other properties.

TagsDescription
<article>Represents an independent piece of content of a document, such as a blog entry or newspaper article
<aside >Represents a piece of content that is only slightly related to the rest of the page.
<audio>Defines an audio file.
<canvas>This is used for rendering dynamic bitmap graphics on the fly, such as graphs or games.
<command>Represents a command the user can invoke.
<datalist>Together with the a new list attribute for input can be used to make comboboxes
<details>Represents additional information or controls which the user can obtain on demand
<embed>Defines external interactive content or plugin.
<figure>Represents a piece of self-contained flow content, typically referenced as a single unit from the main flow of the document.
<footer>Represents a footer for a section and can contain information about the author, copyright information, et cetera.
<header>Represents a group of introductory or navigational aids.
<hgroup>Represents the header of a section.
<keygen>Represents control for key pair generation.
<mark>Represents a run of text in one document marked or highlighted for reference purposes, due to its relevance in another context.
<meter>Represents a measurement, such as disk usage.
<nav>Represents a section of the document intended for navigation.
<output>Represents some type of output, such as from a calculation done through scripting.
<progress>Represents a completion of a task, such as downloading or when performing a series of expensive operations.
<ruby>Together with <rt> and <rp> allow for marking up ruby annotations.
<section>Represents a generic document or application section
<time>Represents a date and/or time.
<video>Defines a video file.
<wbr>Represents a line break opportunity.

Tags Removed From HMTL5

Following list describes elements which are not present in HTML5

1. <acronym>
2. <article>
3. <big>
4. <dir>
5. <font>
6. <basefont>
7. <center>
8. <frame>
9. <frameset>
10. <noframe>
11. <strike>
12. <tt>

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