HTML is not usually a very exciting topic to discuss about, but today we are going to talk about HTML5, which is becoming huge throughout the web design industry.
Firstly, what is the difference between HTML and HTML5 ?
HTML is a language that provides means to create structured documents by denoting structural semantics for text such as headings, paragraphs, lists, links, quotes and many more.
HTML5 is the latest specification/revision of HTML and it brings a lot of cool new features into the web design scene, such as canvas elements, geolocation, video embedding and offline web applications.
When do we start using HTML5?
As much as everyone would like to just make the leap from the old web design methots, HTML5 is still a long way from being a suitable commercial solution due to the incompatibility with old browser versions, especially Internet Explorer.
While browsers such as Firefox, Google Chrome, Safari or Opera already support about 80% of the new HTML5 specifications, the latest Internet Explorer version only supports 26%, and then there are the internet users still hanging on to IE6 and IE7.
Here at NEXTFRAME Web Design Chester we have already gained much experience in working with HTML5 in experimental websites, so if you would like to prepare for the future with the newest web technology, be sure to give us a call.