Tags Added in HTML5

HTML tags are used to markup HTML elements and the HTML Elements are made up of the start tag, end tag and content between these tags. The tags are surrounded by two angle brackets < and >.  Most of HTML tags are come in pairs having starting and ending tag but not all, like <img>, <br> tags does not have ending tag. The end tag has a slash(\) to indicate that it is ending tag. A web page structure and page layouts are build using elements. HTML has added many new tags in its 5th version. They are the following with descriptions.


Tag Name Description
<article> Defines an article
<audio> Defines sound content
<canvas> Defines graphics
<command> Defines a command button
<datagrid> Defines data in a tree-list
<datalist> Defines a drop-down list
<datatemplate> Defines a data template
<details> Defines details of an element
<dialog> Defines a dialog (conversation)
<embed> Defines external interactive content or plug-in
<eventsource> Defines a target for events sent by a server
<figure> Defines a group of media content, and their caption
<footer> Defines a footer for a section or page
<header> Defines a header for a section or page
<mark> Defines marked text
<meter> Defines measurement within a predefined range
<nav> Defines navigation links
<nest> Defines a nesting point in a data template
<output> Defines some types of output
<progress> Defines progress of a task of any kind
<rule> Defines the rules for updating a template
<section> Defines a section
<source> Defines media resources
<time> Defines a date/time