A better performer with better features and the successor of its previous version, HTML4. It can do many things which it's predecessor couldn't. So, what is HTML5 and what are it features, its advantages over the previous version. We will find out these questions in this tutorial. Stay with us.
HTML5 is the latest version of the most important language in the web development, HTML.
HTML5 can do various things without requiring any additional add-on, plugins or softwares. It can play audio, video, animation without any help from other softwares. Before HTML5, Flash by Adobe was the most famous software to run multimedia content on the browser but HTML5 removes the need of Flash from the web.
HTML5 is free to use and anyone from anywhere in the world can use and develop websites on their own without paying any royality or fee to anyone. It is also cross-platform, i.e., it can run on almost any browser, on any smartphones, tablet, laptop, notebook, anything. HTML5 introduces many new tags and attributes which we will discuss in the tutorial further. These tags and attributes provides new features and technology that allows the programmers to create powerful web sites and web applications.
HTML was just used for web pages layout structuring but now as HTML5 has arrived it can be used to write various web applications. It can handle HD videos and high end graphics also.
Well, in present times, almost all browsers supports HTML5. Browsers like Edge, Google Chrome, Opera, Firefox are the leading browsers in the market. Even on Android platform, all browsers supports HTML5 features. Chrome and Firefox are the leading browsers that supports most of the HTML5 features followed by Safari and Edge. HTML5 is continuously evolving and browsers need to be updated to perform efficiently with HTML5.
There are so many advantages of HTML5 over HTML, let's see what they are-
One of the most impressive advantage that HTML5 has over HTML is that it supports high level audio and video content which was absent in the previous version.