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HTML 5 Tags

There is a list of newly included tags in HTML 5. These HTML 5 tags (elements) provide a better document structure. This list shows all HTML 5 tags in alphabetical order with description.

List of HTML 5 Tags

TagDescription
<article>This element is used to define an independent piece of content in a document, that may be a blog, a magazine or a newspaper article.
<aside>It specifies that article is slightly related to the rest of the whole page.
<audio>It is used to play audio file in HTML.
<bdi>The bdi stands for bi-directional isolation. It isolates a part of text that is formatted in other direction from the outside text document.
<canvas>It is used to draw canvas.
<data>It provides machine readable version of its data.
<datalist>It provides auto complete feature for textfield.
<details>It specifies the additional information or controls required by user.
<dialog>It defines a window or a dialog box.
<figcaption>It is used to define a caption for a <figure> element.
<figure>It defines a self-contained content like photos, diagrams etc.
<footer>It defines a footer for a section.
<header>It defines a header for a section.
<main>It defines the main content of a document.
<mark>It specifies the marked or highlighted content.
<menuitem>It defines a command that the user can invoke from a popup menu.
<meter>It is used to measure the scalar value within a given range.
<nav>It is used to define the navigation link in the document.
<progress>It specifies the progress of the task.
<rp>It defines what to show in browser that don't support ruby annotation.
<rt>It defines an explanation/pronunciation of characters.
<ruby>It defines ruby annotation along with <rp> and <rt>.
<section>It defines a section in the document.
<summary>It specifies a visible heading for <detailed> element.
<svg>It is used to display shapes.
<time>It is used to define a date/time.
<video>It is used to play video file in HTML.
<wbr>It defines a possible line break.
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