I was presenting some designs to a client a couple of weeks ago when this question came up: “Will you be building this site with HTML5 in mind?” Naturally, I was happy to answer that one! It went a little like this…
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.
Two more HTML4 presentational elements that have undergone transmogrification to have semantics in HTML5 are
While many HTML4 elements have been brought into HTML5 essentially unchanged, several historically presentational ones have been given semantic meanings. Let’s look at
<b> and compare them to the semantic stalwarts
We’re back with our first round up of your questions for 2010. In this article we’ll be covering a range of topics including sections and sectioning, the
img element, scaling video and a proposal for a
The Web SQL database API isn’t actually part of the HTML5 specification, but it is part of the suite of specifications that allows us developers to build fully fledged web applications, so it was about time we dug around and checked out the deal.
Please note that since this was written, <time>, datetime have been made more powerful, so this article is obsolete. Doctor Bruce has the low-down in his blogpost The best of <time>s. Microformats are a way of adding extra semantic information to a webpage using HTML classes — information like an event’s date and time, a […]
The details and figure elements are saved from the crazed pecadillos of legend, dd/ dt and caption by these two freshly-minted elements, sent from Hickson over the weekend.
Unless you’ve been hiding under an XHTML2 shaped rock for the past week or so you’ll know that both YouTube and Vimeo have announced plans to support the HTML5 video element.
Here we go with another post rounding up your HTML5 questions and sharing the answers with the world. We cover a wide range of topics this time, inlcluding ARIA, storage, offline capabilities, and document outlines, so read on to find the answers. We also want to know what areas of HTML5 you’d like us to […]