Chapter 3 More HTML5 Semantics

Our sample site is coming along nicely. We’ve given it some basic structure, along the way learning more about marking up content using HTML5’s new elements.

In this chapter, we’ll discuss even more new elements, along with some changes and improvements to familiar elements. We’ll also add some headings and basic text to our project, and we’ll discuss the potential impact of HTML5 on accessibility.

Before we dive into that, though, let’s take a step back and examine a few new—and a little tricky—concepts that HTML5 brings to the table.

A New Perspective on Content Types

For layout and styling purposes, developers have become accustomed to thinking of elements in an HTML page as belonging to one of ...

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