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If you are always using sectioning elements (wherever they are needed), it doesn’t matter which heading element (h1-h6) you choose. The outline algorithm "calculates" the correct heading rank, which depends on the nesting of your sectioning elements. It’s not "less semantic". Don’t think of HTML5 headings as h1-h6, but as h (AFAIK such an h element wasn’t ...


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While the first way is "correct", a lot of screen readers will not interpret it as such, so the second way is more useful from an accessibility point of view. If you are worried about the semantics, you can use the more generic HTML5 <header> element, which: represents a group of introductory or navigational aids. It may contain some heading ...


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Those entities were created in the first place for two reasons: Originally, UTF-8 wasn't that ubiquitous: many HTML files were stored using other encodings which easily led to problems when you had to use special characters. By using HTML entities, you were sure they are displayed correctly, no matter what encoding you use. Those entities make it easy to ...


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The simple answer is: you don't need HTML entities for anything other than "&" (ampersand), single/double quotes, "<" and ">". The other HTML entities are optional, not required.


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It depends quite a bit on the complexity of your application. But the general advantage in using a framework is that they generally target all major browsers, and are quite backward-compatible. Whereas if you rely on HTML5 only some features might only work with the latest browsers or not at all. I just tried <input type="datetime"/> for example. ...


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HTML5 is a de facto and de juri standard! XHTML is there, as standard also. HTML5 - A vocabulary and associated APIs for HTML and XHTML W3C Recommendation 28 October 2014 The title of the standard contains the string "and XHTML", so, we are talking about a final decision of W3C to merge HTML and XHTML into one single standard; and this standard shows how ...



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