Chapter 3. HTML5 Structural and Semantic Elements

The term "semantic web" is definitely not new. The creator of the World Wide Web himself, Tim Berners-Lee, used it for the first time when talking about the transformation of the World Wide Web into an environment where published documents are associated with information and data that specify their semantic context in an interpretable format.

With HTML5, a lot of work has been done on this aspect of the World Wide Web, and a great number of new elements have been introduced to provide a better definition and structure to web pages. Still, there are more elements to address.

In this chapter, we focus on the techniques and elements used to create a semantic structure for a web page using microdata, ...

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