It is expected to find new elements and additions to any upgraded version of a program or software. The same holds true for HTML 5 as there are a number of new HTML 5 tags you will find. The latest version improves interoperability while reducing the development costs simply by making precise rules on how to handle all of the different HTML elements.

There are new features for several different elements with the World Wide Web language. Some of the new features are used for embedding audio, video, graphics, client-side data storage, and interactive documents. In addition, you will find new elements like <nav>, <header> and <footer>.

You will find over 100 new HTML 5 tags to take advantage of with the revision. Some of the new tags you will find help to define a comment, document type, hyperlink, an article, a body element and much more.

As mentioned, there are several new tags that will help define entertainment features as well. Some of the new tags within this area include <video>, <img> for an image, <canvas> to describe graphics, and <audio> to define sound content. With more and more web sites applying video and audio to their web pages, it is imperative you recognize and understand these tags.

With over 100 different tags added to the revised HTML, it can take some time to become completely familiar with all of the new HTML 5 tags. There are certainly some that will become more popular than others; especially for your particular niche. The key is recognizing the tags that you use most and familiarizing yourself with as many as possible that will be associated with your business.

Find a list of all supported Tags here…