<footer>

The <footer> tag is supported in all major browsers.


Definition and Usage

The <footer> tag defines a footer for a document or section.

A <footer> element should contain information about it’s containing  element.

A footer typically contains the author of the document, copyright  information, links to terms of use, contact information, etc.

You can have several <footer> elements in one document.


Differences Between HTML 4.01 and HTML5

The <footer> tag is new in HTML5.


Tips and Notes

Tip: Contact information inside a <footer> element should go inside an<address> tag.


Global Attributes

The <footer> tag also supports the Global attributes in HTML5.


Event Attributes

The <footer> tag also supports the Global Event Attributes in HTML5.

The <font> Tag. Not Supported in HTML5.


Definition and Usage

The <font> tag is not supported in HTML5. Use CSS to define fonts.

The <font> tag was used to specify font face, font size, and font color of text.

<figure>

The <figure> tag is supported in all major browsers.


Definition and Usage

The <figure> tag specifies self-contained content, like illustrations,  diagrams, photos, code listings, etc.

While the content of the <figure> element is related to the main flow, its  position is independent of the main flow, and  if removed it should not affect the flow of the document.


Differences Between HTML 4.01 and HTML5

The <figure> tag is new in HTML5.


Tips and Notes

Tip: The <> element  is used to add a caption for the < figure> element.


Global Attributes

The <figure> tag also supports the Global attributes in HTML5.


Event Attributes

The <figure> tag also supports the Global Event Attributes in HTML5.

<figcaption>

The <figcaption> tag is supported in all major browsers.


Definition and Usage

The <figcaption> tag defines a caption for a <figure> element.

The <figcaption> element can be placed as the first or last child of the <figure> element.


Differences Between HTML 4.01 and HTML5

The <figcaption> tag is new in HTML5.


Global Attributes

The <figcaption> tag also supports the Global attributes in HTML5.


Event Attributes

The <figcaption> tag also supports the Global Event Attributes in HTML5.

 <fieldset>

The <fieldset> tag is supported in all major browsers.


Definition and Usage

The <fieldset> tag is used to group related elements in a form.

The <fieldset> tag draws a box around the related elements.


Differences Between HTML 4.01 and HTML5

HTML5 has the attributes disabled, form, and name, which is not supported in HTML  4.01.

Tips and Notes

Tip: The <legend> tag defines a caption for the < fieldset> element.


Attributes

New : New in HTML5.

AttributeValueDescription
disabled     New disabled Specifies that a group of related form elements should be disabled
form         New form_id Specifies one or more forms the fieldset belongs to
name       New text Specifies a name for the fieldset

Global Attributes

The <fieldset> tag also supports the Global attributes in HTML5.


Event Attributes

The <fieldset> tag also supports the Global Event Attributes in HTML5.

<embed>

The <embed> tag is supported in all major browsers.


Definition and Usage

The <embed> tag defines a container for an external application or interactive content  (a plug-in).


Differences Between HTML 4.01 and HTML5

The <embed> tag is new in HTML5.


Attributes

New : New in HTML5.

AttributeValueDescription
height    New pixels Specifies the height of the embedded content
src        New URL Specifies the address of the external file to embed
type     New MIME_type Specifies the MIME type of the embedded content
width     New pixels Specifies the width of the embedded content

Global Attributes

The <embed> tag also supports the Global attributes in HTML5.


Event Attributes

The <embed> tag also supports the Global Event Attributes in HTML5.

 <em>

See <code>

The <em>, <strong>, <dfn>, <code>, <samp>, <kbd>, and <var> tags are all phrase tags. They are not deprecated, but it is possible to achieve richer effect with CSS.

 

<dt>

The <dt> tag is supported in all major browsers.


Definition and Usage

The <dt> tag defines an item in a definition list.

The <dt> tag is used in conjunction with <dl>  (defines the definition list) and <dd> (describes the  item in the list).


Differences Between HTML 4.01 and HTML5

NONE.


Global Attributes

The <dt> tag also supports the Global attributes in HTML5.


Event Attributes

The <dt> tag also supports the Global Event Attributes in HTML5.


<dl>

The <dl> tag is supported in all major browsers.


Definition and Usage

The <dl> tag defines a definition list.

The <dl> tag is used in conjunction with <dt> (defines the item in the list)  and <dd> (describes the item in the list).


Differences Between HTML 4.01 and HTML5

NONE


Global Attributes

The <dl> tag also supports the Global attributes in HTML5.


Event Attributes

The <dl> tag also supports the Global Event Attributes in HTML5.

<div>

The <div> tag is supported in all major browsers.


Definition and Usage

The <div> tag defines a division or a section in an HTML document.

The <div> tag is used to group block-elements and format them with CSS.


Differences Between HTML 4.01 and HTML5

The "align" attribute is deprecated in HTML 4.01, and not supported in HTML5. Use CSS to align the  content of a <div> element.


Tips and Notes

Note: Browsers always place a line break before and after a <div> element.


Global Attributes

The <div> tag also supports the Global attributes in HTML5.


Event Attributes

The <div> tag also supports the Global Event Attributes in HTML5.