New Elements in HTML5

New Elements in HTML5 is part 2 of Beginner’s Guide to HTML5.

HTML 5 introduces new elements to HTML5  for the first time since the last millennium. New structural elements include asidefigure, and section. New inline elements include timemeter, and progress. New embedding elements include video and audio. New interactive elements include details and command.

New Media Elements

: is an HTML element which can be used to draw graphics using scripting. It can, for instance, be used to draw graphs, make photo compositions or do simple animations.

One of the most exciting and long-awaited features in HTML5 the

HTML5, includes specifications for a

: The HTMLtag is used to specify multiple media resources on media elements (such as

: The HTML tag is used for embedding an external application or interactive content into an HTML document. The tag was introduced in HTML 5.

: Thetag specifies text tracks for media elements (

New Form Elements

: The HTML tag is used for providing an “autocomplete” feature on form elements. It enables you to provide a list of predefined options to the user as they input data.

: The HTML tag is used to process Web forms with certificate management systems. The element generates a secure key and submits the public key.

: The HTML tag is used for representing the result of a calculation, such as one performed by a script.

New Semantic Elements

: The HTML

tag is used to represent an article. More specifically, the content within the

tag is independent from the other content on the site (even though it could be related). By “independent” I mean that its contents could stand alone, for example in syndication.  Examples of article content could include a forum post, a newspaper article, a blog entry, or a user-submitted comment.

Written by Sandeep Likhar

Sandeep Likhar is from India, where he is a blogger, eBook designer, and founder of LetsDnD. He has 6 years of experience in the industry as a Digital Publishing Expert and eBook Converter, providing services to authors, publishers, and distributors worldwide. He is proficient in converting books into various formats, such as HTML, epub, mobi, word, PDF, including all major online platforms like iTunes, Kobo, Kindle, CreateSpace, B&N, Smashwords, and more.

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