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HTML5 Developer’s Cookbook by Tom Leadbetter, Chuck Hudson

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1. New Structural Elements in HTML5

HTML5 is not just about interactive voodoo with JavaScript APIs and video coolness. There are more than 20 new elements you can use to author your web pages, adding semantics to deliver more accessible, reusable content.

In later chapters, you will learn about new HTML5 form controls and multimedia elements. In this chapter, you will learn about the new structural elements of header, hgroup, nav, footer, article, section, and aside, focusing on how, why, and when to use these new elements, both on their own and when combined. Essentially, you will be building a basic website template with the new elements, as shown in Figure 1.1.

Figure 1.1 Basic page structure with new HTML5 elements

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