Chapter 4

A Richer Approach to Marking Up Content

Baking the best cake we possibly can

As we stressed in Chapter 1, creating a high quality website involves craftsmanship, and a big part of our craft is knowing how to use the tools involved. As HTML is the base of the “web trifle,” being intimately familiar with it is essential. While the new semantic elements in Chapter 3—and stars like <video> and <canvas> that we’ll cover in Chapter 5—get a lot of the attention, HTML5 also offers many small additions and changes. They may not be as exciting, but they’ll help smooth your workflow. These additions and changes include elements you’ll use all ...

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