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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Name attribute is obsolete, what is the correct behavior when dealing with anchors?

Putting some code through the html5 validator, I get this: Warning: The name attribute on the a element is obsolete. Consider putting an id attribute on the nearest container instead. I ...
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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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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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Recommendations for a good personal resume/portfolio website

Sorry for the broad question, but I am looking for some kind of package that will look great for posting up some personal details online in a resume type fashion. Possibly with the ability to add ...
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Best practices for streaming videos to a large concurrent user base?

What are the best ways to stream videos for a user base of more than 1000 users? What among the below would be the best way to use? An html tag to embed the video in the source element. To use a ...
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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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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 ',' ...
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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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Can text content in an HTML5 <canvas> element be indexed by search engines?

I was wondering if content in an HTML5 canvas tags has any positive/negative effects on SEO, or if it is indexed at all.
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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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Why is my cache manifest failing?

I have created the following cache maniest file- CACHE MANIFEST CACHE: http://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1.9.0/jquery.min.js ...
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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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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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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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Can anyone list some real examples of 'HTML5' being used in the wild?

I am using HTML5 in the same way everyone seems to be using it these days, meaning: HTML5 tags, Canvas / 3D / javascript and CSS3. I am struggling to find examples of sites that are using these ...
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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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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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http-equiv=content-language alternative - the way of specifying document language

Lots of web sites uses following meta tag to specify the default language of the document: <meta http-equiv="content-language" content="es-ES"> When I go to W3C site and read about HTML ...
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How to rotate html5 canvas as page background? [closed]

I want to achieve the following: Image a white sheet of paper on a black desk. Then rotate the paper a little bit to the left (like, 25 degrees). Now you still have the black desk, and a rotated white ...
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How do i make script, that detects its URL and displays it? [closed]

I have a facebook like button on my website, but the data-href attribute needs a link to like: <div class="fb-like share-button fbbutton" data-href="htp://www.example.com/article/1.html" ...
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Hosting Video's on Youtube or a service like youtube with HTML5 / FLASH switching

We have 1000's of small product videos currently being played through a Flash player. We want to make this product videos work on apple devices. It's my understanding that Youtube auto switches ...
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So now Google has said no to old browsers when can the rest of us follow suit?

Google recently announced that they will no longer support older browsers on Aug 1st: For this reason, soon Google Apps will only support modern browsers. Beginning August 1st, we’ll support the ...
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Do I need a brand new template for mobile web-app?

I've a web-application currently serving only desktop clients. I will be creating a mobile-friendly version of the application. I am wondering: Do I need to create the design from scratch and use ...
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Adding Video To Website - Embed or Vimeo?

I have been asked to add 3 short informational videos to a new page on the company website. I am trying to figure out if it would be better to embed them directly onto the page (html5) or use Vimeo or ...
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As a beginner, I would like to know which should be the markup language to startup with [closed]

I am a beginner in Web Designing. For sure a CMS like Joomla (Joomla 3.1, now) is very useful for one who doesn't care about coding. But... I know for sure that the ability of coding really helps a ...
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Will using the new HTML5 meta charset instead of HTTP-EQUIV affect my clients site's ranking? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are the SEO rules for HTML 5? I am doing a re-design for a client whose site currently has very high and successful rankings across all search engines (Google, ...
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Is it safe to use multiple h2 tags for a list of products?

I am using html5. I have a list of products in my store (132 products), and they are currently being displayed using pagination, with 10 results on each page. All my product names are very keyword ...
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How to specify importance of html elements?

Is it possible to specify what elements of the page are important, or, more specifically, what elements of the page are not important? I'm using HTML5 new elements (nav, header, footer, section, ...
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What are the SEO rules for HTML 5?

What are the rules of engagement with respect to SEO in HTML 5? Examples of things we have been mulling over with no conclusion: Are you penalised for not using <head> and <body> tags? ...
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HTML5 and facebook Graph API

In order to use the "og:" meta tag of Facebook Graph, I need to add the following to the tag: xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xmlns:og="http://opengraphprotocol.org/schema/" ...
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Upload image file: is compression on client side already possible?

When offering photo file uploading, usually the user will have badly compressed and huge (10+ megapixels) JPEG files from their cameras or phones. On the server side, these files will get ...
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Responsive Design: Which Framework Should I Use? CSS3 & HTML5

I've been looking for a suitable set of HTML5/CSS3 foundation files to start new projects on. I started off piecing together my own files, but I believe I might be better served in finding a solid and ...
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Weird CSS-behaviour [closed]

<!DOCTYPE html> <html> <head> <title>PakHet</title> <link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" ...
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HTML5 Audio: Which formats? Ditch Ogg Vorbis in favor of Ogg Opus? Is MP3 still needed?

I'm currently working on a website which has to stream audio files. Since bandwidth is always an issue, the file size should be as small as possible. I wonder what audio formats I should provide. ...
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I want to be a freelance web designer. What other up to date technologies/skills would you add to this list? [closed]

Technologies I need to know: HTML, HTML5, CSS, CSS3, jQuery, CSSLESS, ASP.NET, SQL, WordPress, PHP Skills needed: media querys/responsive design, browser compatability, graphic design, user interface ...
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HTML 5, Fluid Pages and Google Mobile Index

I am currently migrating my site to HTML5, at the same time designing pages so that they are "fluid" and are equally presentable for a mobile or a large screen. I took the fluid approach so as not to ...
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Why doesn't Firefox have a volume slider for the audio element? [closed]

Seems like most browsers have a slider to control the volume of audio files played via the <audio> tag, yet Firefox on Windows (and Linux) seems to only have an 'all on' or 'all off' volume ...
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RDFa + microdata + xhtml5 - Ranking factors

My website a Legal Search Engine lawmirror.com and there are about 600k records available online. Currently using xHTML5 and on some pages Microdata tags. Same record appears many times on different ...
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Serve up syntactic XHTML5 using the text/html MIME type?

I have a site currently written with HTML5 tags. I'd like to be able to parse the site as XML, with support for namespaces, etc, to facilitate programmatic extraction of data. Currently I have ...
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Web development and tips for building a website and the advantages of using HTML 5 in the site [closed]

I am trying to make a website for my college, and the program starts from jan 13 and we get 15 days of time to develop a running site. The best site will become the college site. I am participating, ...
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Should I use HTML5 and/or CSS3 to build my website?

The new HTML5/CSS3 (Web8!) stuff sounds cool! Should I start using it now or stick with css/xhtml wait until more browsers can use it?
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Can anyone recommend a good HTML 5 book?

Specifically about canvas. I have been looking around for a few good one.
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Should I use schema.org location tagging on every page?

I have a nicely tagged section on my homepage describing a restaurant's location, city, state, zip, telephone, cuisine type, price and payments accepted. Should I tag any of this info on every other ...
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SEO optimization for AJAX site and dynamic HTML canvas

I have a site that uses AJAX to query the Last.fm database and then dynamically draws a graph of the results on an HTML canvas. In the search function, I have a command that sets window.location.hash ...
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Is it a good idea to design website with HTML 5 and css3?

New HTML5 and CSS3 introduced lot of new features,although it is not completely supported by most of the browsers.Is it a good idea to design a website using HTML5 and css3? and for browsers which ...
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HTML coding style: attribute starts on a new line

sublvl's front end developer seems to have a strange coding style that I've never seen before. Every time they begin a new element, immediately after the element name they insert a line break. The ...