The clinic is getting busy with more HTML5 ailments. This week, we’ll discuss name-value pairs, e-commerce with HTML5, lightboxes and modal windows, why we need new elements, and optional subtitles.
The clinic is getting busy with more HTML5 ailments. This week, we’ll cover questions about aside, blogging platforms, stylesheet links, id attribute validation and a mammoth semantic journey.
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.
One of the new elements defined in HTML5 is
<hgroup>, used for grouping titles with their associated subtitles. But why do we need
<hgroup> when we’ve already got the
<header> element? In this article, we’ll do our best to answer that question.
Since the HTML5 specification is not yet final, we can expect changes to improve on the good bits and cut out the bad bits.
aside — a misunderstood good bit — has now been tweaked based on feedback from the web development community. In this article, we’ll take a look at what’s changed.
We doctors are a bunch of chums using HTML5 and writing about how we do it. And we realise that we’ve been using the
section element incorrectly all this time. Sorry.
One week on since our official launch and we’ve been overwhelmed by your response to the site. It’s great to see a large number of you wanting to get involved with the discussion relating to HTML 5 and asking about what you can and can’t do as well as the pro’s and cons of the specification. In this post we’re going to cover a few of the questions we’ve received that don’t require a full post answer but still need to be addressed.
HTML 5 offers a new element to mark additional information that can enhance an article but isn’t necessarily key to understanding it. However, in the interpretation of <aside> there lies confusion as to how it can be used, and with that there is demand for the Doctor to step up and clear the air. In [...]