Articles with tag "html 5"

The time element (and microformats)

Microformats are a way of adding extra semantic information to a webpage using HTML classes — information like an event’s date and time, a person’s phone number, an organisation’s email address, etc.
They aren’t a “standard” per se, but they are a widely adopted convention within the geek community. And since they use an agreed-upon set of class names, they are as compatible with HTML5 as they are with HTML4 or XHTML.
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The Address Element

The address element has been around since the HTML3 spec was drafted in 1995, and it continues to survive in the latest drafts of HTML5. But nearly fifteen years after its creation, it’s still causing confusion among developers. So how should we be using address in our documents?
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Native Audio in the browser

Until very recently the ability to play any type of audio within a browser involved using Adobe Flash or other browser plugins. Although Adobe’s Flash player is without doubt the most ubiquitous of these, most developers and designers would agree it is better not to rely on a plugin at all.
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