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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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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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 ...
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SEO impact of using <small> tag in <h1>

Twitter bootstrap uses <small> tag within <h1>. What is the SEO impact of this? Will the text content in the <small> tag get equal importance? Here is an example (see the ...
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Gallery of HTML/JS animated graphics

I'm looking for a few sites where I can browse hundreds of animated graphic effects in well-coded HTML5 and Javascript. That's it. Just some standards-compliant animation code that I can make ...
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HTML5 <form> autocomplete Attribute

What is the point of the autocomplete attribute? Isn't it bad practice to tell your users how their browser should work to fill a form?
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What is the purpose of the section tag

It seems that the HTML 5 <section> tag doesn't really add much beyond a <div> tag. Why should I use it, especially as it will not be compatible with anything below IE9?
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XSS with local storage - Is it a concern?

I am working on creating a demo of how to use HTML5's local storage. The demo will be placed on my personal website and will append the user submitted data to the html. Can XSS stored on the client ...
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Where do you draw the line with the new html5 elements

I have read this article http://diveintohtml5.org/semantics.html#new-elements on the different new elements in html5. Now I want to create my new portfolio with the this new markup. It is quite ...
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Why doesn't autofocus=“autofocus” work in Mozilla Firefox?

<INPUT TYPE=TEXT NAME="Gw" MAXLENGTH="225" size="42" autofocus="autofocus"> If I try this with Google Chrome it works. I just want to highlight a form without <script>. Why doesn't it ...
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Encoding settings for HTML5 video

What is the best, free way to encode video for the new HTML5 video in browsers. I want to encode video in WebM, H264 and Ogg. I have looked at FFMPeg and it seems to be able to do it all but the ...
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Technical website - Should I assume that my visitors will use a modern browser?

I am in the process of creating my own website, which will include a technical blog. I want to build my website using modern technologies such as HTML5 and CSS3. Since my website will be targetted ...
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HTML5 `html` `xmlns` attribute

Is xmlns appropriate in HTML5? <!DOCTYPE html> <html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"> ... </html> Also, which is preferred, <!DOCTYPE html> or <!doctype html>?
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Disabling frequent reloads of visitor

In my website i have some pages, that makes connections to 3-4 sites and checks the results with my database and gathers a full table. This table includes all the data that the visitor would need. ...
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What's the proper structure of an HTML5 page that briefly lists other articles?

The target is to provide the proper semantic for a page that briefly lists existent articles. At the moment my idea is the following: <body> <article> <header> ...
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OpenGraph tags and HTML5 validity

I have a HTML5 based page, and I inculded the OpenGraph tags according to it's documentation. Also I checked with Facebook Debug, and it can parse the metadata. But when I use W3C Validator, it ...
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Site failing randomly - could it be Cloudflare or something weird in the JS?

I've been working on a simple site that uses javascript to fade through some fullscreen background images as well as some other simple animations. I've tested the site on Chrome, Safari, FF and Opera ...
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What's the difference between Modernizr and Html5Shiv?

I was toying with the idea of switching to html5. It seems there are 2 major scripts for dealing with supporting html5 on older browsers. Modernizr and Html5Shiv I was wondering if they do the same ...
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Why is there nobody talking about an alternative to HTML & CSS? [closed]

HTML is such an old and cumbersome language, which was intended just to markup text. Today it's very rare to see a static HTML website, or a site with only text or a very simple layout. As a web ...
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What to do with repeated content (anchor text) in internal search results when it comes to SEO?

On a website that delivers internal search results for products, within the results listing we have a repeating link to "add to favourites" (not browser-bookmarks, but user profile related) in every ...
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What are the required skills to bulid a online book editor? [closed]

I want to build a website for a printing company. My plan for this website is to offer a online book editor system for users to upload photos, choose the layout, type some text, put some stamp or ...
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Need a table that can sort, lock

I need table that will be able to: sort lock columns lock the header row resize columns scroll if possible can add/remove columns. Was hoping to able to do this with jquery / html5 and have all ...
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Is there a flash/html5 audio player that allows links to jump to a specfic time?

I am looking for a web audio player to embed on my website that allows links to jump to a specific time in the audio, a la youtube. I am uploading lecture audio from lectures that are over an hour. ...
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Newspaper space allocation for news and advertisment [closed]

I need to develop a online system for a local newspaper for allocate their daily advertisements and news on each page of the newspaper. They have more than 5 persons to get advertisements from ...
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Are there any good reasons to HTML5 for SEO at the moment? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are the SEO rules for HTML 5? Do crawlers ignore HTML5 tags (like <article>, <section>, <video>, <nav>, and so on...) when indexing the ...
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Prezi HTML 5 & html5 book recommendation

I was wondering what were you thought on being able to build an app similar to prezi (presentation app) using HTML 5. Also while you're at it, I'm looking for a good HTML 5 book recommendation. ...
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Legal responsibility for emebedding code

On our website we have an HTML5 arcade. For each game it has an embed this game on your website copy + paste code box. We've done the approval process of games as strictly and safely as possible, we ...
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Google Showing Item Count and sub Headlines in Result, how does it work?

I recently noticed a Result View on google, I haven't seen before (as seen in the first result in the picture below, query is here). The result shows the count of Items (headings, he identifies as ...
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Best and easy way to add video to website

I want to add videos to my website. I want to click on images and then to show video in "window" and start playing (popups like lightbox). I just don´t know what is best way to do it. I think one of ...