HTML 5 Elements by Cloud Eco Technologies

Ordered by Function

New : New tags in HTML5.

Tag Description
Basic
<!DOCTYPE> Defines the document type
<html> Defines an HTML document
<title> Defines a title for the document
<body> Defines the document’s body
<h1> to <h6> Defines HTML headings
<p> Defines a paragraph
<br> Inserts a single line break
<hr> Defines a thematic change in the content
<!–…–> Defines a comment
Formatting
<acronym> Not supported in HTML5. Defines an acronym
<abbr> Defines an abbreviation
<address> Defines contact information for the author/owner of a document/article
<b> Defines bold text
<bdi>New Isolates a part of text that might be formatted in a different direction from other text outside it
<bdo> Overrides the current text direction
<big> Not supported in HTML5. Defines big text
<blockquote> Defines a section that is quoted from another source
<center> Not supported in HTML5. Deprecated in HTML 4.01. Defines centered text
<cite> Defines the title of a work
<code> Defines a piece of computer code
<del> Defines text that has been deleted from a document
<dfn> Defines a definition term
<em> Defines emphasized text 
<font> Not supported in HTML5. Deprecated in HTML 4.01. Defines font, color, and size for text
<i> Defines a part of text in an alternate voice or mood
<ins> Defines a text that has been inserted into a document
<kbd> Defines keyboard input
<mark>New Defines marked/highlighted text
<meter>New Defines a scalar measurement within a known range (a gauge)
<pre> Defines preformatted text
<progress>New Represents the progress of a task
<q> Defines a short quotation
<rp>New Defines what to show in browsers that do not support ruby annotations
<rt>New Defines an explanation/pronunciation of characters (for East Asian typography)
<ruby>New Defines a ruby annotation (for East Asian typography)
<s> Defines text that is no longer correct
<samp> Defines sample output from a computer program
<small> Defines smaller text
<strike> Not supported in HTML5. Deprecated in HTML 4.01. Defines strikethrough text
<strong> Defines important text
<sub> Defines subscripted text
<sup> Defines superscripted text
<time>New Defines a date/time
<tt> Not supported in HTML5. Defines teletype text
<u> Defines text that should be stylistically different from normal text
<var> Defines a variable
<wbr>New Defines a possible line-break
Forms
<form> Defines an HTML form for user input
<input> Defines an input control
<textarea> Defines a multiline input control (text area)
<button> Defines a clickable button
<select> Defines a drop-down list
<optgroup> Defines a group of related options in a drop-down list
<option> Defines an option in a drop-down list
<label> Defines a label for an <input> element
<fieldset> Groups related elements in a form
<legend> Defines a caption for a <fieldset>, < figure>, or <details> element
<datalist>New Specifies a list of pre-defined options for input controls
<keygen>New Defines a key-pair generator field (for forms)
<output>New Defines the result of a calculation
Frames
<frame> Not supported in HTML5. Defines a window (a frame) in a frameset
<frameset> Not supported in HTML5. Defines a set of frames
<noframes> Not supported in HTML5. Defines an alternate content for users that do not support frames
<iframe> Defines an inline frame
Images
<img> Defines an image
<map> Defines a client-side image-map
<area> Defines an area inside an image-map
<canvas>New Used to draw graphics, on the fly, via scripting (usually JavaScript)
<figcaption>New Defines a caption for a <figure> element
<figure>New Specifies self-contained content
Audio/Video
<audio>New Defines sound content
<source>New Defines multiple media resources for media elements (<video> and <audio>)
<track>New Defines text tracks for media elements (<video> and <audio>)
<video>New Defines a video or movie
Links
<a> Defines a hyperlink
<link> Defines the relationship between a document and an external resource (most used to link to style sheets)
<nav>New Defines navigation links
Lists
<ul> Defines an unordered list
<ol> Defines an ordered list
<li> Defines a list item
<dir>

Not supported in HTML5. Deprecated in HTML 4.01. Defines a directory list

<dl> Defines a definition list
<dt> Defines a term (an item) in a definition list
<dd> Defines a description of an item in a definition list
<menu> Defines a list/menu of commands
<command>New Defines a command button that a user can invoke
Tables
<table> Defines a table
<caption> Defines a table caption
<th> Defines a header cell in a table
<tr> Defines a row in a table
<td> Defines a cell in a table
<thead> Groups the header content in a table
<tbody> Groups the body content in a table
<tfoot> Groups the footer content in a table
<col> Specifies column properties for each column within a <colgroup> element
<colgroup> Specifies a group of one or more columns in a table for formatting
Style/Sections
<style> Defines style information for a document
<div> Defines a section in a document
<span> Defines a section in a document
<header>New Defines a header for a document or section
<footer>New Defines a footer for a document or section
<hgroup>New Groups heading (<h1> to <h6>) elements
<section>New Defines a section in a document
<article>New Defines an article
<aside>New Defines content aside from the page content
<details>New Defines additional details that the user can view or hide
<summary>New Defines a visible heading for a <details> element
Meta Info
<head> Defines information about the document
<meta> Defines metadata about an HTML document
<base> Specifies the base URL/target for all relative URLs in a document
<basefont> Not supported in HTML5. Deprecated in HTML 4.01. Specifies a default color, size, and font for all text in a document
Programming
<script> Defines a client-side script
<noscript> Defines an alternate content for users that do not support client-side scripts
<applet> Not supported in HTML5. Deprecated in HTML 4.01. Defines an embedded applet
<embed>New Defines a container for an external (non-HTML) application
<object> Defines an embedded object
<param> Defines a parameter for an object

About the author

Being the CEO and Founder of ClecoTech International, Mr. Ashish Prajapati is dedicated towards his aim of mentoring young startups into a full-fledged businesses. He is helping startups from America, Europe, India, and various other countries through proper guidance and the use of latest technologies to develop their innovation and ideas into definite realities.

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