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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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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Overuse of <h1> was bad, but now, with HTML5?

We know that the overuse of <h1> can lead to an over-optimization penalty, but now, in HTML5 it's allowed to use multiple <h1> in the same page (inside nested sections). What will Google ...
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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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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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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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Value of the HTML5 lang attribute

I'm working on a website which will offer localized content following the language+region approach as described on this W3.org page (e.g. fr-CA for Canadian French content, and fr-FR for "French ...
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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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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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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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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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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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How many H2, h3 h4 are the maximum recommended?

I know that only one H1 is recommended, but what about the other titles? I've read that you can put "as many as required H2 elements to denote sections on the page". Is it correct?
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Vertical page flip effect

I found turn.js as a very simple and nice effect to create page flip effect. The problem is that I'm looking for that effect but vertical not horizontal. Does anybody knows any Javascript or what ...
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Should I always use HTML5 Microdata for SEO?

So I've been looking into this HTML 5 Microdata, but I'm not sure if or when it is appropriate to use. I know that if used with rating and you search a website it will pull up things like video rating ...
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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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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 donĀ“t know what is best way to do it. I think one of ...
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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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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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Should I be using WAI-ARIA in my HTML website builds?

Should I be using WAI-ARIA in my website builds? Will it have any benefit? Is anyone adding 'role' to their code at the moment? Some info about WAI-ARIA - www.w3.org/WAI/intro/aria. The tab, link, ...
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Pros and cons of replacing images with canvas drawings in template?

I am going to redevelop a beautiful but heavy theme. I try to make it as light-weight and performant as possible but still eye-catching. In order to minimize the http requests needed to get images and ...
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Rel = translation

I can't find much online about rel="translation" We have tutorials and manual entries which we are going to get users to translate. If the original page in English is: ...
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Guidance required in learning web technologies specially html5 [closed]

I want to learn HTML5, as I m visiting mozila developer network but it is not helping me in anyway... please tell me how to learn HTML 5, I mean, which concept I should start to work around first and ...
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What's the magic behind the HTML5? [closed]

In the pre-HTML5 stage. We need a plugin or video container to play movie on the web. But what is the HTML5 doing, how can it play the video without any plugin? What is the magic behind the process?
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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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Google search : pubdate issue

At some point this year, Google Search started to show the publication date. When I updated my website, I noticed that the publication date was actually my birthday, simply because it's the first ...
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How do you clean up a site with #1 organic google rank?

I'm in a bit of a pickle. My company's website recently started ranking in the top 5 Google organic results for 80% of our 2 and 3 word "target" phrases, often #1. This has resulted in awesome ...
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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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Which tool can tidy/indent HTML5? [closed]

I've already spent about 2 hours searching google and trying various tools but either they don't do indent tags per say or they aren't HTML5 compatible such as the famous HTML tidy which was last ...
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How will a website update - from HTML 4.01 to HTML5 - affect page ranking?

My concern is, my client is already number 2 on the search engine ranking for the main keyword of his particular field and I don't want to see him lose any more ground. He wants to not only future ...
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How to start a HTML5 video site? [closed]

So... What applications do I need to start a HTML5 based video site? ex.: an educational video site. Is it technically solvable? A pure HTML5 site? Can anyone post links about it, docs, how to create ...
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HTML 5 - Backward Compatibility with new Tags and CSS?

In case I will use any of the new HTML5 Tags like: <article> or <section> ... with a doctype of <!DOCTYPE html> 1.) Can I directly assign a style to this element like: ...
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I am done with html and css, NOW, what tools should I start with? [closed]

I am done with html and css, NOW, what tools should I start with? Shall I start with Adobe CS3 OR Adobe CS4 OR Adobe CS5 Please let know. I am just confused. Thanks :)
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Is it (still) advisable to use the PHP extension html tidy?

Currently i'm using latest stable version of PHP, webmastering a online shop with Doctype XHTML. Most of our customers use "old" browsers, 25% use IE8, 10% use IE7, 3% IE6 (however, IE6 never ...
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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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Is using HTML5 Doctype harmful for Mobile SEO in google?

At this page Google mentioned http://www.google.com/support/webmasters/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=34637&ctx=cb&src=cb&cbid=-1rb2an4c1lcom&cbrank=3 Q. What mobile markup languages ...
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html5 tags for SEO

I've a question for you. Are now the new HTML5 tags, like <header>,<footer>,<hgroup>,<nav>,... ... really usefoul for SEO? Is google and other search engines considering ...
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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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Using <audio> in Firefox with JavaScript

I am trying to implement background music on a website using the audio object, which is controlled by a JavaScript, I have posted a question about this before, @LazyOne explained that IIS will not ...
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What is the technology used to let people drag and drop images on top of each other, then save the result?

Fairly simple really, I just want people to be able to drag an image onto another image, position it where they want by dragging it around, and then when they're happy with it, click a button to save ...
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JavaScript control of <audio> not working in Firefox, works in Chrome

<audio id="audioMusic" loop="loop"> <source src="/Music/behind_you.ogg" type="audio/ogg" /> <source src="/Music/behind_you.mp3" type="audio/mp3" /> </audio> <script ...
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If all content is on a single page and hidden/shown with JS would it make sense to use hashbangs?

I have a page where the general structure is <a href="#section1">section 1</a> <a href="#section2">section 2</a> <a href="#section3">section 3</a> <a ...
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how/when to use meta reply-to tag?

I was exploring meta tag and came across reply-to attribute. Can someone please give me an example of how to use it ? Also, is it recommended to use that attribute ?
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Correct element for rendered page title?

For SEO reasons, I've understood that it is important that the pages top most h1 is descriptive of the page's actual content. If one also wishes to have the site title at the top most part of 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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input type=“email”

I have a form where I ask for email addresses. Usually I'd use <input type="email" ...> but I want to allow a user to type foo rather than foo@mycompany.com in the (likely) case that they ...
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JS and CSS caching issue: possibly .htaccess related

I've been using the HTML5 Boilerplate for some web projects for a while now and have noticed the following issue cropping up on some sites. My CSS and JS files, when loaded by the browser, are being ...
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In HTML5, different browsers support different formats of video

Does it mean that I need videos of multiple formats so that it can be played on different browsers by adding multiple sources to the tag?