Rich Features of HTML5

HTML5 features

Here the list of features that HTML5 supports:

  • Canvas (2D and 3D)
  • Cross-document messaging
  • Geolocation
  • Audio and Video
  • Forms
  • MathML
  • Microdata
  • Server-Sent events
  • Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG)
  • WebSocket API and protocol
  • Web origin concept
  • Web storage
  • Indexed database
  • Application Cache (Offline Web Apps)
  • Web Workers
  • Drag and Drop
  • XMLHttpRequest Level 2



HTML5 vision

Its vision is based on design principles of WHATWG specifications, that speaks of possibility and practicality.

  • Compatibility – Supporting of 20 years of HTML content is important, backward compatibility to say in simple terms.
  • Utility and the Priority of Constituencies — The specification values users over authors, over implementers (browsers), over specifiers (W3C/WHATWG), and others.
  • Inter-operability — Simple is better. Simplify wherever possible like “A new, simplified DOCTYPE
  • Universal Access – Accessibility, Media Independence and Globalization.