Section Two: HTML5 with CSS3 and JavaScript

This section covers the fundamentals of HTML5 and CSS3 syntax, along with HTML5 techniques involving JavaScript and the jQuery JavaScript library. This section includes ten lessons. You should have an understanding of coding XHTML/HTML and CSS prior to starting these lessons. If you are new to coding HTML/XHTML and CSS, we suggest you start with section one of this book, which covers the fundamentals of web design and development with XHTML/HTML and CSS.

Lesson 6: Using HTML5 Markup


In this lesson, you will learn how to update existing HTML pages using the new HTML5 sectioning elements and other new elements.

What you’ll learn in this lesson:

  • How to define the different HTML5 content categories
  • How to replace div elements with new HTML5 elements
  • Understanding sectioning content and HTML5 outlines

Starting up

You will work with several files from the HTML5_06lessons folder in this lesson. Make sure you have loaded the HTML5lessons folder onto your hard drive from See “Loading lesson files” in the Starting Up section of this book.

To accurately preview the HTML5 content that you will create in this lesson, you need a browser that supports the relevant HTML5 tags. See “Using web browsers that support HTML5 tags” in the Starting Up section of this book to determine whether you are using such a ...

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