When writing HTML5 documents, one of the first new features that you’ll notice is the doc type declaration:
The character encoding (charset) declaration is also simplified:
New Elements in HTML5
<article>, <aside>, <audio>, <canvas>, <datalist>, <details>, <embed>, <footer>, <header>, <nav>, <output>, <progress>, <section>, <video>, and even more!
New in HTML5
– The Web Forms 2.0 specification allows for creation of more powerful forms and more compelling user experiences.
– Date pickers, color pickers, and numeric stepper controls have been added.
– Input field types now include email, search, and URL.
– PUT and DELETE form methods are now supported.
Integrated API (Application Programming Interfaces)
– Drag and Drop
– Audio and Video
– Offline Web Applications
– Local Storage
– Web Messaging