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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Has anyone been able to convert a site's media content from flash to html5?

I'm looking to convert a site from Flash based video to HTML5, the current video uses time marks to display slides (kind of like how youtube has ads on their videos). But the difference between ...
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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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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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Downsides for adapting a site to HTML5/CSS3? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Should I use HTML5 and/or CSS3 to build my website? I've been wondering if there are any serious downsides for switching a websites code to HTML5/CSS3 now (browser ...
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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?
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Recommended domain name for tablet version?

We are creating HTML5 web app for tablets ("tablet optimized" version of the web site). Mobile domain names have already standardized itself to m.yourdomain.com or yourdomain.mobi. But how about ...