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HTML Manual of Style: A Clear, Concise Reference for Hypertext Markup Language (Including HTML5), Fourth Edition by Larry Aronson

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Chapter 2. The HTML Language

LANGUAGE OVERVIEW

PAGE STRUCTURE AND THE DOM

HTML5 SYNTAX

HTML5 SEMANTICS

HTML ATTRIBUTES

BLOCK ELEMENTS

LINKS AND ANCHORS

INLINE IMAGES

AUDIO AND VIDEO

INPUT FORMS

THE HTML5 CANVAS

This chapter presents the various elements of the HTML language. This includes the syntax of character entities and markup tags and how a browser or other user agent interprets the markup to display a page. This description follows the draft specification for HTML5 developed by the World Wide Web Consortium’s (W3C) HTML Working Group. In general, the term “HTML” is used to describe elements of the language in general use that are currently supported by modern browsers. The term “HTML5” is used to describe elements that are new in the ...

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