HTML5 is the latest and most enhanced version of HTML.Technically, HTML is not a programming language, but rather a mark up language.
The DOCTYPE declaration for HTML5 is very simple:
The character encoding (charset) declaration is also very simple:
See this example:
The default character encoding in HTML5 is UTF-8.
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>.
The following HTML4 elements have been removed in HTML5:
|Removed Element||Use Instead|
|<strike>||CSS, <s>, or <del>|