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[1 To 30] HTML5 Tags Cheatsheet [Updated 2019]

HTML goes back a long way which was first published as an Internet in year 1993 where as HTML5 takes a giant step toward the clean separation of presentation and content.

HTML5 is all about simplification and avoiding needless complexity. HTML5 is also designed to handle errors well, with a variety of improved and ambitious error handling plans.

Before we proceed further, let’s take a quick look at what’s new in HTML5.

In HTML4, the DOCTYPE written as:

<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC “-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Transitional//EN” “”>

In HTML5, the DOCTYPE rewritten as:

<!DOCTYPE html>

In HTML4, the character set declaration written as:

<meta http-equiv=”Content-Type” content=”text/html; charset=utf-8″>

In HTML5, the character set declaration rewritten as:

<meta charset=”utf-8″>

In this article, we’ve listed out top 30 HTML5 Tags along with one-line description which can easily be styled with CSS:

S.No HTML5 Tag Description
1 <article> Defines an article
2 <aside> Defines content aside from the page content
3 <audio> Defines sound content
4 <canvas> Define graphics
5 <command> Defines a command button
6 <datagrid> References dynamic data in a tree or tabular data form
7 <datalist> Defines a dropdown list
8 <details> Defines details of an element
9 <dialog> Defines a conversation or people talking
10 <embed> Defines external interactive content or plugin
11 <figcaption> Defines the caption of a figure element
12 <figure> Defines a group of media content, and their caption
13 <footer> Defines a footer for a section or page
14 <header> Defines a header for a section or page
15 <hgroup> Defines information about a section in a document
16 <keygen> Defines a generated key in a form
17 <mark> Defines marked text
18 <meter> Defines measurement within a predefined range
19 <nav> Defines navigation links
20 <output> Defines some types of output
21 <progress> Defines progress of a task of any kind
22 <rp> Defines browser substitute for unsupported ruby elements
23 <rt> Defines explanation to ruby annotations
24 <ruby> Defines ruby annotations
25 <section> Defines a section
26 <source> Defines media resources
27 <summary> Defines the header of a detail element
28 <time> Defines a date/time
29 <video> Defines a video
30 <wbr> Defines a possible line-break


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