What is New in HTML5?

The DOCTYPE declaration for HTML5 is very simple:

<!DOCTYPE html>


The character encoding (charset) declaration is also very simple:

<meta charset="UTF-8">


HTML5 Example:

<!DOCTYPE html>
<meta charset="UTF-8">
<title>Page Title</title>

<h1>This is a Heading</h1>
<p>This is a paragraph.</p>



The default character encoding in HTML5 is UTF-8.

New HTML5 Elements

The most interesting new HTML5 elements are:

New semantic elements like <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>.



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