HTML 5 Tags

tag in html 5

There is a list of newly included tags in HTML 5. These HTML 5 Tags (elements) provide a better document structure. This list shows all HTML 5 tags in alphabetical order with description.

Some of the HTML-5 Tag:

1. <article>: This element is used to define an independent piece of content in a document, that may be a blog, a magazine or a newspaper article.

2. <aside>: It specifies that article is slightly related to the rest of the whole page.

3. <audio> : It is used to play audio file in HTML.

4. <bdi> : The bdi stands for bi-directional isolation. It isolates a part of text that is formatted in other direction from the outside text document.

5. <canvas> : It is used to draw canvas.

6. <data> :  It provides machine readable version of its data.

7. <datalist> : It provides auto complete feature for textfield.

8. <details> : It specifies the additional information or controls required by user.

9. <dialog> : It defines a window or a dialog box.

10. <figcaption> : It is used to define a caption for a <figure> element.

11. <figure> : It defines a  self-contained content like photos, diagrams etc.

12. <footer> : It defines a footer for a section.

13. <header> : It defines a header for a section.

14. <main> : It defines the main content of a document.

15. <mark> : It specifies the marked or highlighted content.

16. <menuitem> : It defines a command that the user can invoke from a popup menu.

17. <meter> : It is used to measure the scalar value within a given range.

18. <nav> : It is used to define the navigation link in the document.

19. <progress> : It specifies the progress of the task.

20. <rp> : It defines what to show in browser that don’t support ruby annotation.

21. <rt> : It defines an explanation/pronunciation of characters.

21. <ruby> : It defines ruby annotation along with <rp> and <rt>.

22. <section> : It defines a section in the document.

23. <summary> : It specifies a visible heading for <detailed> element.

24. <svg> : It is used to display shapes.

25. <time> : It is used to define a date/time.

26. <video> : It is used to play video file in HTML.

27. <wbr> : It defines a possible line break.

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