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28 HTML5 Features, Tips, and Techniques you Must Know

28 HTML5 Features, Tips, and Techniques you Must Know
Twice a month, we revisit some of our readers’ favorite posts from throughout the history of Nettuts+. This tutorial was first published in August, 2010. This industry moves fast -- really fast! If you're not careful, you'll be left in its dust. So, if you're feeling a bit overwhelmed with the coming changes/updates in HTML5, use this as a primer of the things you must know. 1. Still using that pesky, impossible-to-memorize XHTML doctype? If so, why? In fact, did you know that it truthfully isn't even really necessary for HTML5? 2. Consider the following mark-up for an image: There unfortunately isn't any easy or semantic way to associate the caption, wrapped in a paragraph tag, with the image element itself. 3. Not long ago, I utilized the <small> element to create subheadings that are closely related to the logo. The small element now refers to "small print." 4. You possibly still add the type attribute to your link and script tags. This is no longer necessary. 5. ...That is the question.

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