HTML5 is the fifth revision of and currently the latest version of HTML (HyperText Markup Language). The fifth revision of HTML introduced many new syntactic features such as video, audio, canvas as well as section and article to name a few, with which the content of websites may be better ...

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Too many duplicate image alt attributes. What to do?

I've got a table. And as you can see below I've got a lot of duplicate alt attributes going on. What is the best way to prevent this but still have valid HTML5 code? <table id="benefits"> ...
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Proper H Tag Usage For SEO [duplicate]

What is the up to date correct usage of the H tags? I was originally told that it was only one H1 tag per page. Now I am being told that you can use more than one h1 tag as long as it is only one ...
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Navigation Menu behaving weird. Need help [migrated]

Hi I am new to HTML and CSS in combination. HTML is easy but i am fed up with CSS. I have the below code which i learnt over the internet: HTML: <nav id="NavBar"> <ul> ...
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What is the replacement for the Web Intents HTML standard?

"Web Intents" were deprecated in Chrome 24 (November/2011) and are no longer supported in any browser: We also gathered a lot of valuable data and feedback from our experimental support for Web ...
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Is datetime-local removed from HTML 5.1?

HTML5 seemingly introduces these two input types: datetime (with a timezone) datetime-local (without a timezone) Even though both are present on the W3C wiki, the HTML 5.1 nightly draft ...
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Proper format to markup article author for Google rich snippets and HTML5

The Google guideline Author information in search results tells us that we need to use the following format to link to the article author: <a href="[profile_url]?rel=author">Author</a> ...
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When should I use <tag>content</tag> tag style, when <tag attrs> and when <tag attrs />?

I'm using HTML5. I just a bit confused that some people said "html validator does not like <tag attrs /> tags style". It is obvious that if I need to place some content between opening and ...
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Proper usage of <title>, <header>, <h1> and <h2> in a HTML5 website?

I have been studying this subject for several days and have found many conflicting suggestions with regards to search indexing. I am working on a project which has a lot of different pages ranging ...
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Making HTML5 videos stored on AWS S3 **difficult** to download (because I cant make it impossible)

I am building a website that hosts video's stored on AWS's S3 service. The videos are played thru a HTML5 player we have built. Ive just been asked to make sure "nobody can steal our video's". Now I ...
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Which browsers do not support user-defined tags?

I recently added HTML5 <nav> and <footer> elements to a page, thinking that HTML5-capable browsers would use them for semantic things like navigation, while older browsers would see them ...
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When updating to HTML5, will adding <!doctype html>, <article>, and microdata result in rendering problems in older browsers?

When updating our website from XHTML to HTML5, will changing the following things result in rendering problems for our site in older browsers like Internet Explorer 8: Specify <!doctype html>. ...
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Is it bad to have a mix of HTML 5 and XHTML pages within one website from SEO perspective?

We are going to update our website from well-formed XHTML 1.0 Transitional to HTML 5. However, as I see, we will be doing this step-by-step. This means we will have some pages in HTML 5 and others in ...
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Can changing websites from XHTML 1.0 to HTML5 affect rendering in older browsers like Internet Explorer 8?

We are considering the pros and cons of switching from XHTML 1.0 Transitional to HTML5 for our website (for instance, to enhance our SERP positions by using microdata and new specific HTML5 tags for ...
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How can we fix the emtpy form action error reported by HTML5 validators for default ASP.NET 4 pages, and will this affect SEO?

We are in the process of upgrading our ASP.NET 4 website from XHTML 1.0 to HTML 5. The <form> tag is generated automatically as it is ASP.NET, and it looks like: <form method="post" ...
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Upgrading website from XHTML 1.0 Transitional to HTML 5: how can it affect SERP positions?

We have an enough old but still supported website which is XHTML 1.0 Transitional now. We are going to change it to HTML 5 to add some new features in the future (microdata, ...
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Using Schema logo markup with SVG images

I've made a logo which is awesome and I've saved it in AI and SVG format. I wish to use the SVG file on the a site as the logo will appear many times all over the site and would be better than saving ...
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Is using divs instead of new HTML5 tags considered a bad practice?

I've found a website that uses divs with classes that are names of new HTML5 elements. At first it looked really ugly and silly, but then I gave it a secound thought and after all it's kind of smart ...
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Right way for host HTML5 video

So, I have a responsive site that has kind of blog to show videos (in html). For now, I am doing this in MP4 HD video - for computer users MP4 SD video - for mobile users WebM HD Video - for ...
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What is the best way to set up a company web site for little to no money? [closed]

I am starting a Corporate Consulting company and need a web site but I'm not a designer and I don't have a lot of money to purchase templates or to hire. Can any one suggest a known source for good ...
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Can I use <link> tags in the body of an HTML document?

Can I use <link> tags in the body of an HTML page? I tried to find the answer to this question, but found contradictory information. When adding Schema.org microdata markup to an HTML page, I ...
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Why does Bing webmaster tool's SEO analyzer complain about multiple <h1> tags?

I used the Bing webmaster tool's SEO analyzer on my website, and it reported: There are multiple tags on the page. It recommends that there should only be one <h1> tag on the page. The ...
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Repeat use of Schema / Rich Snippets Markup i.e LocalBusiness Data

I am unable to find official wording and I'm hoping that some Rich Snippets/Schema Guru can give me some insight into proper usage of repeated content when it comes to using markup. I'm building a ...
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Checking Request's user agent versus handling _escaped_fragment_ urls when using pushState only (no hashbangs)

I'm working on an AJAX-based application and thinking of how to make it crawlable by search engines. I've read the Google's AJAX crawling specification but I couldn't get my head around one thing: if ...
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Schema.org's WebApplication: for web applications or references to web application?

Assuming one offers an online service on a page using HTML5 + Javavascript. Technically speaking, it can be considered as a web application. Is the WebApplication itemtype appropriate for this page ...
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How to mark up a poem in HTML for SEO

I'm building poetry web site and I wanted some HTML structure tips for entries. Example: <h1>This is poetry title</h1> <p> Poem's line 1. <br /> Poem's line 2. ...
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Facebook Social Plugin breaks browser back button on Safari?

The Facebook Like Box seems to break the browser back button when browsing my site on Safari. While running Safari, if I goto http://www.pixelchampions.com then click the 'Screnshots' button. ...
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How to see all changes to the HTML5 CR? [closed]

On 2013-08-06 the W3C published a new HTML5 Candidate Recommendation. How can I see what was added/removed/changed since the previous Candidate Recommendation from 2012-12-17? In Differences from ...
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<center> is not supported in HTML5 but its still working. How?

<center> tag to make texts centered is not supported in HTML5 but its still working in the latest version of chrome. Is Chrome making up for the mistake or is it still supporting the deprecated ...
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How to deal with browser compatibility with HTML5 and CSS3?

Well, I've been reading about the new features of HTML5 and CSS3 since 2011, however, I still find myself a little preoccupied in using those features because of people using old browsers (or worse, ...
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Chrome refused to execute this JavaScript file

In the head of my HTML page, I have: <script src="https://raw.github.com/cloudhead/less.js/master/dist/less-1.3.3.js"></script> When I load the page in my browser (Google Chrome v ...
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HTML5 tags: how to use them correctly?

I want the best possible SEO for my WordPress site. To do this, I made enhancements and used HTML5. The problem is that I don't know how to use particular tags. For instance, I have an article tag in ...
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How do I convert a .swf file to HTML5 and make changes in the code?

I have an animation (.swf) that I want to convert to HTML5 and then edit a few of the links that appears in the animation. I have tried Google Swiffy and it outputs something that works really well ...
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HTML5 vs HTML4 regarding Search Engine Optimization

We currently have great SEO utilizing HTML4 entities, we are considering utilizing an HTML5 document type but are concerned about the SEO implications. We do not want to risk losing our SEO by ...
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Does Google Search exclude contents of <nav> from summary?

HTML5 has a new tag, <nav>. Do popular search-engines ignore contents within such tag when they generate page summaries?
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will my continuing to use EW4 become a handicap someday later? [closed]

I am using Expression Web 4 SP 2 for building my web site but Microsoft says they won't do any further development. I keep hearing about HTML5 and XHTML, etc. and sure sure if my continuing to use ...
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is w3schools a valid resource foir learning html/css/php etc… etc [closed]

I recently came across w3fools.com via html5 Google plus community, and read some things they were saying about w3schools.com. I have not the knowledge to say they are completely wrong, or completely ...
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Good idea if I only have <header> and <footer> inside <article>?

Due to nature of my blog I don't need to display any content, I only need to display a title inside a <header> and some meta info inside <footer> both inside article. Above them there is ...
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Canonical URL issue for www.takemyview.co.in

My shares and stock market analysis an advisory website has canonical URL problems. My web server is not able to resolve this issue for now using htaccess or any other means and all my SEO efforts are ...
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app URI scheme fallback URLs

I am working on a mobile friendly website and liked the idea of having my URLs open in native apps; like say to Google Maps or Facebook using custom URI protocols eg fb:// or comgooglemaps://. ...
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CSS3 allowed in email? [closed]

I cannot find any answers or discussions if CSS3 is allowed in HTML emails from the search box. I am wanting to update my company newsletters and campaigns but I don't know what properties are ...
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How do Expires headers and cache manifest rules work together?

I find the W3C's official Offline Web Applications specification to be rather vague about how the cache manifest interacts with headers such as ETag, Expires, or Pragma on cached assets. I know that ...
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Using Schema for Blogging Article VS BlogPosting

I have been remaking my website for some time now and I want to launch it as quickly as possible but I want to make it leading edge if possible. I am currently I'm using a modified template (I know! ...
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we choose to use tables to layout web forms: (how) can we make them valid/accessible?

we are building a site with dozens of very complex forms and we decided that the best solution for us is to make them using <table> but we are worried about accessibility and standards. what i ...
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How safe are the new HTML5 input tags [closed]

I am thinking to use the Input Type tags in my web application like <input type="email"> <input type="number" required="required"> I'm just curious how safe is to use them , Is ...
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How necessary is it to use HTML5 now on websites?

I have been working upon a wordpress theme and almost done with it, but recently I got to learn some of the new HTML5 tags such as <header>, <footer>, <article> etc etc. I have a ...
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Does HTML5 video cache the entire video before playback or does it stream?

I have an HTML5 page that plays a small video (1.5MB) with autoplay and loop enabled. The problem is, sometimes it takes up to 10 seconds after loading the page before the video starts playing. I've ...
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Disabling HTML5 rendering in Chrome

I want to test fallback if a browser isn't HTML5 ready. Is there an easy way to disable HTML rendering in Chrome?
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How can I convert a series of images to a valid HTML5 MP4 video? [closed]

I am attempting to encode a video from an image sequence, for embedding as an HTML5 video. I have managed to encode into the WebM and OGG format successfully (so for example, it works fine in ...
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Google's microdata and html5 validation errors

According to Google's documentation about product microdata, when I want to mark product's availability in my internet shop, I should do the following: <span itemprop="availability" ...
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Schema.org, HTML5 and the datetime format: how do I get it to validate?

Schema.org says this, The opening hours for a business. Opening hours can be specified as a weekly time range, starting with days, then times per day. Multiple days can be listed with commas ',' ...