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What is the difference between HTML and HTML5?

Asked by Lynn , Last updated: Jul 09, 2021

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Denton Perez

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Denton Perez, Professor, High School, Utah

Answered Dec 03, 2020

HTML is a Hypertext Markup Language and is the original language for the World Wide Web that makes web pages accessible. It is the basis of the way that things work on the web. It is used for web development and design.

HTML makes the content look appealing and easy to read. HTML has been around ever since the birth of the internet. It is the most common programming language everywhere. HTML5, on the other hand, is the fifth and latest version of HTML.

HTML5 has included a wide array of variables to the original HTML, including a brand-new set of mark-up tags such as the audio and video tags, which would permit these elements to be incorporated promptly onto a web page. With HTML5, information can be stored locally by web pages on web browsers, which eradicates that need for HTTP cookies. HTML5 has also added colorful graphics that allow you to create charts and graphs without using a third party.

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Christian Jackson

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Answered Aug 06, 2020

HTML stands for Hypertext Markup Language. It is the critical language for the World Wide Web that makes web pages on the internet readable. It is the baseline of how everything works on the Web. It is the go-to language for web development and design. HTML 5 is the fifth and latest version of HTML used for organizing and presenting content on the World Wide Web.

HTML has been around since the first days of the internet, and it is still an essential feature of the internet today. There have been countless versions of HTML since it’s inception. HTML 5 is a whole new set of mark-up tags such as original audio and video tags that allow audio and video selections to be integrated directly onto a web page.

HTML 5 was strategically developed in collaboration between the W3C and Web Hypertext Application Working Group.

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O. Bickis

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Answered Aug 04, 2020

If you do not know what HTML means, this stands for HyperText Markup Language. This is known as the primary language that is being used by different web pages. HTML5 is one of the versions of HTML. One main difference between the two is that HTML is considered to be very simple, while in HTML5, you can expect that audio will be available.

Another thing that will be available in HTML5 that will not be available in HTML is video. It is integral that HTML5 will have these specifications; otherwise, it will not be any different from the usual HTML. HTML5 can offer better management of the site content.

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W. Ira

W. Ira

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Answered Jul 31, 2020

HTML stands HyperText Markup Language. HTML 5 is the latest version of HTML. As it is the latest version, HTML 5 comes with more updated features than HTML. One difference between the two is how they work with mobile devices. Between the two, HTML 5 is more mobile-friendly than HTML is. Another difference between them is in regards to audio and video. HTML 5 is able to support elements that have audio and video, while HTML does not. Along with video and audio support, HTML 5 has the ability to support more web browsers than HTML can, which means more users can use it.
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