HTML and CSS Reference
In-Depth Information
New Element Description
Encloses a subset of a document that forms an independent part of a document,
such as a blog post, article, or self-continued unit of information.
article
Encloses content that is tangentially related to the other content in an enclosing
element such as section .
aside
audio
Specifies sound to be used in a Web page.
canvas
Defines a region to be used for bitmap drawing using JavaScript.
command
Located within a menu element, defines a command that a user may invoke.
Indicates the data items that may be used as quick choices in an input element of
type="list" .
datalist
Defines additional content that can be shown on demand.
details
figure
Defines a group of content that should be used as a figure and may be labeled by a
legend element.
footer
Represents the footer of a section or the document and likely contains
supplementary information about the related content.
header
Represents the header of a section or the document and contains a label or other
heading information for the related content.
hgroup
Groups heading elements ( h1 - h6 ) for sectioning or subheading purposes.
mark
Indicates marked text and should be used in a similar fashion to show how a
highlighter is used on printed text.
Represents a scalar measurement in a known range similar to what may be
represented by a gauge.
meter
Encloses a group of links to serve as document or site navigation.
nav
output
Defines a region that will be used to hold output from some calculation or form
activity.
progress
Indicates the progress of a task toward completion, such as displayed in a progress
meter or loading bar.
rp
Defines parentheses around ruby text defined by an rt element.
rt
Defines text used as annotations or pronunciation guides. This element will be
enclosed within a ruby element.
ruby
This is the primary element and may include rt and rp elements. A ruby element
serves as a reading or pronunciation guide. It is commonly used in Asian languages,
such as in Japanese to present information about Kanji characters.
section
Defines a generic section of a document and may contain its own header and
footer .
source
Represents media resources for use by audio and video elements.
Encloses content that represents a date and/or time.
time
video
Includes a video (and potentially associated controls) in a Web page.
T ABLE 2-5 Elements Added by HTML5
 
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