We’ve been able to play video in the browser without a plugin for a couple of years now, and whilst there are still some codec annoyances, things appear to have settled down on the video front. The next step is adding resources to the video to make it more accessible and provide more options to the viewer.
<abbr> element is not new to HTML5, nor has it been redefined. The HTML5 spec has, however, removed the
<acronym> element, which was (and is) common in HTML 4 web pages. Simply put, instead of using
We’ve discussed a lot of new elements here at HTML5Doctor, but the
article element has somehow escaped the microscope… until now!
article is one of the new sectioning elements. It is often confused with
div but don’t worry we’ll explain the difference between them.
HTML5 offers several useful new elements, to add further meaning to the markup of a page. These new elements include time, mark and here is another one, meter. It is an inline element so it can be used inside most elements, including a header or a paragraph. What does it say in the spec? The […]
One of the new elements for HTML 5 is the
<nav> element which allows you to group together links, resulting in more semantic meaning for your markup, and help help structure the content for screenreaders. In this article I’ll discuss how and where to use it as well as some reservations I have with the specifications definition.
Edited May 2014 to change deprecated autobuffer attribute to preload, warn against using autoplay and update browser support. The <video> element is new in HTML 5 and allows you to, get this, play a movie in your website! The data of this element is supposed to be video but it might also have audio or […]