One of the first things you want to learn when you start learning HTML5 are the new elements. There are several new HTML5 elements to add new features and functionality to HTML5.
New HTML5 Elements
This is a new, shortened form of the character set meta data. It was added to the specification because web designers were writing the original character set meta tag incorrectly and browsers were supporting it.
A discrete section of the document.
An article or page section that could be syndicated.
A page section that is tangentially related to either the current page or the site as a whole.
A group of headings.
The header information for a section or page.
The footer information for a section or page.
Content that is self-contained and referenced as a single unit within the flow of the page.
A caption for a figure.
Contents that have a machine-readable format that is defined in the
A date or time with a machine-readable format defined in the
A block of text that is highlighted for some purpose beyond the context of the current page.
Ruby annotation used in some double-byte languages.
A span of text separate from the page contents for bi-directional formatting.
A line break opportunity.
The insertion point for embedded content.
An embedded video with it’s associated source files and language tracks.
An embedded audio file with it’s associated source files.
Source file for embedded video or audio.
Supplementary tracks for captioning or secondary audio tracks on videos.
A scriptable bitmap area for creating images and animations on a web page.
A search box text field.
A telephone number input field.
A URL input field.
An email address input field.
A date and time input field.
A date input field.
A month input field.
A week of the year input field.
A time input field.
A local date and time input field.
A number input field.
An inexact number input field.
A color input field.
A list of pre-defined options for an input field.
A key pair generator control.
Scripted form output.
The completed progress of a task.
A scalar value within a known range.
An element where the user can get additional information.
A caption or legend explaining the parent
A command that the user can invoke.
A list of commands.
A part of an application that the user interacts with such as a dialog box.