• HTML5 is a type of format, a markup language, and standard, open format developed by World Wide Web Consortium that is used for structuring and presenting content on the World Wide Web.



HTML5 was published in October 2014 to support the latest multimedia, while keeping it easily readable by humans — and consistently understood by computers and devices such as web browsers and mobile phones. HTML5 includes detailed processing models to encourage more interoperable implementations; it extends, improves and rationalizes the markup available for documents, and introduces markup and application programming interfaces (APIs) for complex web applications.

HTML5 is a potential candidate for cross-platform mobile applications, with features having been designed with low-powered devices such as smartphones and tablets taken into consideration.

Many syntactic features are included to natively include and handle multimedia and graphical content, the new <video>, <audio> and <canvas> elements,