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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Linking with an image: Background vs <img>

What is considered best practice (semantically) when using text with an image to link to an internal page or category? Option 1 <nav> <a href="/kittens"> <img ...
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Will HTML5 adoption render my site search engine unoptimized? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Will my new HTML5 website decrease my Google ranking? For example, currently, I understand that search engines give the most emphasis to h1 elements, followed by h2, ...
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Critique of SEO of this HTML [closed]

I'm designing a new site which I want to be as SEO friendly as possible, fast and responsive, semantic and very accessible. A lot of these things, embarrassingly are quite new to me. Have I miss ...
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Will my new HTML5 website decrease my Google ranking?

I have a traditional HTML website that loads pages/sections of the site when people click on menu items. Pretty standard. Currently, I'm working on relaunching my website with a brand new HTML5 code ...
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Defining 'HTML5 Interface'

I've seen people talk about sites upgrading from Flash to HTML5, but there's no sign of HTML5 anywhere in their source. So what constitutes as an "HTML5 interface"? Is this term becoming the next "Web ...
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Is my Document Type Definition Still Up to Date?

currently all my php generated rich html webpages start with this line, which I have been adding to my tempaltes YEARS ago... <!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" ...
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HTML5 Semantics - H1 or H2 for ARTICLE titles in a SECTION

It's my understanding (based from this chapter of Dive into HTML5: http://goo.gl/9zliD) that it can be considered semantically appropriate to use H1 tags in multiple areas of the page, as a method of ...
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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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Explanation of ARTICLE tag

In explanation of tag W3SCHOOL : The tag defines external content. What's the meaning of external content exactly ? It's mean quoted (from somewhere) text ?
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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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Section/Aside (HTML5)

I read about <section> and <aside> on the WC3 site a whole ago, but I can't remember if an <aside> should be placed inside a <section> or directly beneath it. Does anybody ...
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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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Should menu titles (h1, h2, h3…) be inside or outside the <nav> tag?

Let's say I want to write a simple menu in HTML5. Should I write like this: <h1>My Menu</h1> <h2>Submenu 1</h2> <nav> <ul> <li><a ...
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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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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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Does Google News index HTML5 websites?

Does anyone know if Google News properly indexes HTML5 websites? For example, since HTML5 allows for to have an h1 tag (instead of having it where the heading tags are done downward, i.e. the ...
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Is it possible to play a external (e.g. from youtube) flash-video with html5 on my site?

I would like to use my site as a "gateway" for watching flash-videos in HTMl5.. Is this possible? What are the requirements?
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Google Chrome and Theora

I have problem with Google Chrome and Theora video. I have video that plays nice in Opera and Firefox. However, it doesn't play in Google browser and I don't know why. I've made this video in ...
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What is the required syntax to use for HTML5

I am wondering about the following questions for HTML5 <br /> OR <br>? Are all elements the same for the answer? selected="selected" OR selected? Are there any other syntax instances ...
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Do you have stats/trends for use of different HyperText Markup Languages?

For example: html-XYZ, xhtml, html5
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HTML 5 drag and drop file attachment?

Looking for a tutorial re implementation of this functionality. I can only find blog posts saying that gmail added this, but not how it was done.
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Possible to only load specifiv div of a website?

I have this project i'm working on and id like to add a really small list of nearby places using facebooks places in an iframe feature from touch.facebook.com I can easily just use ...
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What is the most semantically correct structure of a blog page using HTML5 tags?

I'd like to grok the ultimate nature of <aside>, <section>, <article>. What is the best, most semantically correct structure of a blog page using HTML5 tags? Should I put the ...
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Has the time arrived to forget Flash and Use HTML5?

As I read in HTML5 definition it can do anything that Flash can do! and I ask myself is it right to waste my time to learn flash or should I learn HTML5 instead. Does HTML5 Beat Flash in the future? ...
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When to use SECTION element?

I'm a bit confused by the new HTML5 element, <section>. What is the correct way to use it? Consider this outline: <article> <header> <h2>Title</h2> ...
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New HTML5 elements and search engine ranking impact? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are the SEO rules for HTML 5? Will using HTML5 semantic markup negatively effect my search rankings? I have read that using properly semantic markup, besides a ...
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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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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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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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How would I go about migrating to HTML5 without alienating the majority of my user audience?

I'd really like to implement some of the new features that come standard with HTML5 but I want to be able to do it in a way that doesn't break my site. I know that Progressive Enhancement and ...
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Can I use RDFa with HTML5?

Can I use RDFa with HTML5?
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Should I still use Flash or Silverlight?

There's been a lot of controversy over the future (and current) use of Flash and the adoption of Silverlight. Should I continue to use it if I am already or should I use something else, like HTML5?
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What is new in HTML5/CSS3?

I've seen this site and this site, but that's a lot to digest. What are the main things about HTML5 that make it different/better than regular old (X)HTML/CSS?
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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?