Basic HTML5 and CSS3

A-1. Using HTML5

In this section of the appendix, I cover the features of HTML5 that are relevant to creating data entry forms and graphics for effects and animations. These concepts are useful for enhancing the recipes in this book.

Previous versions of HTML specifications had a limited number of tags and developers had to use same the tag for various purposes. One of the examples is use of <div> tag for menus, navigations, sidebars, and placeholders. With HTML5 there are tags for each specific purpose. For example, there is <footer>, <article>, <section>, and <nav>. In HTML5, the name of the tag reveals its purpose. ...

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