When we talk about incorporation of multimedia in websites, Flash instantly sparks in our mind. A few years ago, this was the only name that flashed in front of us, but today, there is another name that does cross our mind, which is HTML5. This latest revision of markup language has kind of brought about a revolution in the web development industry, and there are many web developers who are enjoying the new elements
HTML5 for Websites
If there’s one language that has to be chosen as a perennial language for website development, then it has got to be HTML. With the arrival of HTML5, this bonding has just gotten stronger. Users all over the world are searching frantically for talented programmers who can build the best website in HTML5.
With an ever increasing demand for dynamic websites, it has become tough to find and hire expert programmers to develop HTML website. If you aren’t able to comprehend that why everybody is going crazy over it, then have a look at the benefits that HTML 5 gives to your users:
- Enhanced user-friendly interfaces along with easy HTML5 navigation
- Cross-browser compatibility
- Elegant forms for website with better text inputs and better search boxes
- Better controls for data validation
- Local data storage support
- Better multimedia effects with improved semantics
- Offline database and offline application cache to work offline
The New Features
The combined efforts of WHATWG (Web Hypertext Application Technology Working Group) and W3C and their adherence to the above rules has made HTML5 simple and highly functional. So, HTML5 has, indeed, gone device independent. WHATWG and W3C also gave introduced some new, interesting elements in HTML5 like:
- Open source standard platform
- Cleaner and neater code
- Reduction in external plugins
- Device independent
- Visible deployment process
- Support for attractive animations with special effects
- Offline application code storage
- Geo location support
Additionally, in HTML5 designers can make use of fancier forms with form validation native to HTML. This fifth revision also makes HTML used to code a web page consistent across different websites. HTML5 also does away with cookies and instead uses sessionStorage and localStorage to track unique user data.
Almost all web browsers support HTML5 applications. This helps in SEO and optimizing website ranking
The dream of HTML5, if a Web language specification can be said to have dreams, is that one day, Web apps like Gmail and Google Docs will act and feel as snappy and rich as their traditional software counterparts, Outlook and Office.
And it’s a dream that is slowly but surely coming true. Applications of all types are moving away from our desktops and into the cloud, relentlessly pulled by the Googles, Microsofts and Facebooks of the world, who hope, for better or worse, to extend their influence deeper into the center of our computing lives. Seers and forecasters have talked about this shift for years, and HTML5 might finally make it happen.