HTML5 Elements, New and Not Supported

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New Features of HTML5 page 22.

New HTML5 Elements modified or not listed on page 22.

Elements Not Supported / Modified in HTML5

  • <acronym> Defines an acronym. Use <abbr> instead.
  • <applet> Defines an embedded applet. Use <embed> or <object> instead.
  • <basefont> Specifies a default color, size, and font for all text in a document. Use CSS instead.
  • <big> Defines big text. Use CSS instead.
  • <center> Defines centered text. Use CSS instead.
  • <dir> Defines a directory list. Use <ul> instead.
  • <font>Defines font, color, and size for text. Use CSS instead.
  • <frame> Defines a window (a frame) in a frameset
  • <frameset> Defines a set of frames
  • <isindex> Defines a single-line input field
  • <noframes> Defines an alternate content for users that do not support frames
  • <small> Given new meaning in HTML5; represents so-called “fine print” or"small print".
  • <strike> Defines strikethrough text. Use <del> or <s> instead.
  • <tt> Defines teletype text. Use CSS instead.

HTML5 Elements: An example HTML5 document