HTML Tutorials for Beginners to Advance

HTML Basic Structure, Elements in HTML, HTML Headlines, List in HTML, Insert Images in Web Pages, Tables in HTML, HTML form design, HTML5 Elements, HTML Canvas, etc.

HTML5 Introduction

HTML5 is the latest and most enhanced version of HTML.Technically, HTML is not a programming language, but rather a mark up language.

What is New in HTML5?

The DOCTYPE declaration for HTML5 is very simple:

<!DOCTYPE html>

The character encoding (charset) declaration is also very simple:

<meta charset="UTF-8">

See this example:

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

Content of the document......

The default character encoding in HTML5 is UTF-8.

New HTML5 Elements

The most interesting new HTML5 elements are: 

New semantic elementslike <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>.

Removed Elements in HTML5

The following HTML4 elements have been removed in HTML5:

Removed Element Use Instead
<acronym> <abbr>
<applet> <object>
<basefont> CSS
<big> CSS
<center> CSS
<dir> <ul>
<font> CSS
<strike> CSS, <s>, or <del>
<tt> CSS