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Dreamweaver CS6 Mobile and Web Development with HTML5, CSS3, and jQuery Mobile by David Karlins

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Adding metadata

The HTML5 layout elements we've explored thus far have—as we have seen—a dual function: They serve as styleable elements that can control how content is displayed, and they organize content for accessibility. These HTML5 elements can be thought of as metadata.

Both the style and content dimensions of HTML5 layout elements are evolving, but already they serve as tools for designing pages and for delivering content. The example we explored earlier of being able to easily select an article or an article section for copying on an iPhone gives a taste of how this is likely to evolve in the near future.

In addition to the key layout elements explored so far, it is worth briefly noting a few HTML5 elements whose main role it is to index ...

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