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<!DOCTYPE html><html lang=en-US-x-hixie><title>HTML 5</title><link href=/style/specification rel=stylesheet><link href=/images/icon rel=icon><style>
<!DOCTYPE html><html lang=en-US-x-hixie><title>HTML5</title><link href=/style/specification rel=stylesheet><link href=/images/icon rel=icon><style>
.proposal { border: blue solid; padding: 1em; }
.bad, .bad *:not(.XXX) { color: gray; border-color: gray; background: transparent; }
table.matrix, table.matrix td { border: none; text-align: right; }
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<div class=head>
<p><a class=logo href=http://www.whatwg.org/ rel=home><img alt=WHATWG src=/images/logo></a></p>
<h1>HTML 5</h1>
<h2 class="no-num no-toc" id=draft-standard-&mdash;-29-august-2009>Draft Standard &mdash; 29 August 2009</h2>
<h1>HTML5</h1>
<h2 class="no-num no-toc" id=draft-standard-&mdash;-30-august-2009>Draft Standard &mdash; 30 August 2009</h2>
<p>You can take part in this work. <a href=http://www.whatwg.org/mailing-list>Join the working group's discussion list.</a></p>
<p><strong>Web designers!</strong> We have a <a href=http://blog.whatwg.org/faq/>FAQ</a>, a <a href=http://forums.whatwg.org/>forum</a>, and a <a href=http://www.whatwg.org/mailing-list#help>help mailing list</a> for you!</p>
<!--<p class="impl"><strong>Implementors!</strong> We have a <a href="http://www.whatwg.org/mailing-list#implementors">mailing list</a> for you too!</p>-->
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specifications are identical from the table of contents onwards.</p>

<p>This specification is intended to replace (be the new version of)
what was previously the HTML4, XHTML 1.x, and DOM2 HTML
what was previously the HTML4, XHTML1, and DOM2 HTML
specifications.</p>
<h3 class="no-num no-toc" id=stability-0>Stability</h3>

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<li><a href=#compliance-with-other-specifications><span class=secno>1.5.2 </span>Compliance with other specifications</a></ol></li>
<li><a href=#relationships-to-other-specifications><span class=secno>1.6 </span>Relationships to other specifications</a>
<ol>
<li><a href=#relationship-to-html&nbsp;4.01-and-dom2-html><span class=secno>1.6.1 </span>Relationship to HTML&nbsp;4.01 and DOM2 HTML</a></li>
<li><a href=#relationship-to-html4-and-dom2-html><span class=secno>1.6.1 </span>Relationship to HTML4 and DOM2 HTML</a></li>
<li><a href=#relationship-to-xhtml-1.x><span class=secno>1.6.2 </span>Relationship to XHTML 1.x</a></ol></li>
<li><a href=#html-vs-xhtml><span class=secno>1.7 </span>HTML vs XHTML</a></li>
<li><a href=#structure-of-this-specification><span class=secno>1.8 </span>Structure of this specification</a>
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<p><i>This section is non-normative.</i></p>

<p>Work on HTML&nbsp;5 originally started in late 2003, as a proof
of concept to show that it was possible to extend HTML&nbsp;4's forms to
<p>Work on HTML5 originally started in late 2003, as a proof of
concept to show that it was possible to extend HTML4's forms to
provide many of the features that XForms 1.0 introduced, without
requiring browsers to implement rendering engines that were
incompatible with existing HTML Web pages. At this early stage,
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<p>In 2006, the W3C expressed interest in the specification, and
created a working group chartered to work with the WHATWG on the
development of the HTML&nbsp;5 specifications. The working group
opened in 2007. Apple, Mozilla, and Opera allowed the W3C to publish
the specifications under the W3C copyright, while keeping versions
with the less restrictive license on the WHATWG site.</p>
development of the HTML5 specifications. The working group opened in
2007. Apple, Mozilla, and Opera allowed the W3C to publish the
specifications under the W3C copyright, while keeping versions with
the less restrictive license on the WHATWG site.</p>

<p>Since then, both groups have been working together.</p>

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<h3 id=relationships-to-other-specifications><span class=secno>1.6 </span>Relationships to other specifications</h3>

<h4 id=relationship-to-html&nbsp;4.01-and-dom2-html><span class=secno>1.6.1 </span>Relationship to HTML&nbsp;4.01 and DOM2 HTML</h4>
<h4 id=relationship-to-html4-and-dom2-html><span class=secno>1.6.1 </span>Relationship to HTML4 and DOM2 HTML</h4>

<p><i>This section is non-normative.</i></p>

<p>This specification describes a new revision of the HTML language
and its associated DOM API.</p>

<p>The requirements in this specification for features that were
already in HTML&nbsp;4 and DOM2 HTML are based primarily on the
already in HTML4 and DOM2 HTML are based primarily on the
implementation and deployment experience collected over the past ten
years. Some features have been removed from the language, based on
best current practices; implementation requirements for some of
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<p>A separate document has been published by the W3C HTML working
group to provide a more detailed reference of the differences
between this specification and the language described in the HTML&nbsp;4
between this specification and the language described in the HTML4
specification. <a href=#refsHTMLDIFF>[HTMLDIFF]</a></p>


use the <code><a href=#the-abbr-element>abbr</a></code> element.</p>
<pre>&lt;p&gt;The
&lt;abbr title="Web Hypertext Application Technology Working Group"&gt;WHATWG&lt;/abbr&gt;
started working on HTML&nbsp;5 in 2004.&lt;/p&gt;</pre>
started working on HTML5 in 2004.&lt;/p&gt;</pre>
</div>

<div class=example>
close resemblance to SGML and XML, it is a separate language with
its own parsing rules.</p>

<p>Some earlier versions of HTML (in particular from HTML&nbsp;2 to
HTML&nbsp;4) were based on SGML and used SGML parsing rules. However, few
<p>Some earlier versions of HTML (in particular from HTML2 to
HTML4) were based on SGML and used SGML parsing rules. However, few
(if any) web browsers ever implemented true SGML parsing for HTML
documents; the only user agents to strictly handle HTML as an SGML
application have historically been validators. The resulting
identifier, or system identifier, switch to a conformance checking
mode for another language (e.g. based on the DOCTYPE token a
conformance checker could recognize that the document is an
HTML&nbsp;4-era document, and defer to an HTML&nbsp;4 conformance
HTML4-era document, and defer to an HTML4 conformance
checker.)</p>

<p>Append a <code>DocumentType</code> node to the

<h4 id=warnings-for-obsolete-but-conforming-features><span class=secno>12.1.1 </span>Warnings for obsolete but conforming features</h4>

<p>To ease the transition from HTML&nbsp;4 Transitional documents to the
<p>To ease the transition from HTML4 Transitional documents to the
language defined in <em>this</em> specification, and to discourage
certain features that are only allowed in very few circumstances,
conformance checkers are required to warn the user when the
<dt id=refsHTMLDIFF>[HTMLDIFF]</dt>
<!--
<dd>(Non-normative) <cite><a
href="http://www.w3.org/TR/html5-diff/">HTML 5 differences from
HTML 4</a></cite>, A. van Kesteren. W3C, April 2009.</dd>
href="http://www.w3.org/TR/html5-diff/">HTML5 differences from
HTML4</a></cite>, A. van Kesteren. W3C, April 2009.</dd>
-->
<dd>(Non-normative) <cite><a href=http://dev.w3.org/html5/html4-differences/>HTML 5
differences from HTML 4</a></cite>, A. van Kesteren. W3C, August
<dd>(Non-normative) <cite><a href=http://dev.w3.org/html5/html4-differences/>HTML5
differences from HTML4</a></cite>, A. van Kesteren. W3C, August
2009.</dd>

<dt id=refsHTTP>[HTTP]</dt>

<dt id=refsWEBADDRESSES>[WEBADDRESSES]</dt>
<dd><cite><a href=http://www.w3.org/html/wg/href/draft>Web
addresses in HTML 5</a></cite>, D. Connolly,
addresses in HTML5</a></cite>, D. Connolly,
C. Sperberg-McQueen. March 2009.</dd>

<dt id=refsWEBIDL>[WEBIDL]</dt>
Jeff Cutsinger,
Jeff Schiller,
Jeff Walden,
Jeffrey Zeldman,
&#32993;&#24935;&#37586; (Jennifer Braithwaite),
Jens Bannmann,
Jens Fendler,
for their useful comments, both large and small, that have led to
changes to this specification over the years.</p>

<p>Thanks also to everyone who has ever posted about HTML&nbsp;5 to
their blogs, public mailing lists, or forums, including the <a href=http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html/>W3C
<p>Thanks also to everyone who has ever posted about HTML5 to their
blogs, public mailing lists, or forums, including the <a href=http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html/>W3C
public-html list</a> and the <a href=http://www.whatwg.org/mailing-list>various WHATWG lists</a>.

<p>Special thanks to Richard Williamson for creating the first
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<p><i>This section is non-normative.</i></p>

<p>Work on HTML&nbsp;5 originally started in late 2003, as a proof
of concept to show that it was possible to extend HTML&nbsp;4's forms to
<p>Work on HTML5 originally started in late 2003, as a proof of
concept to show that it was possible to extend HTML4's forms to
provide many of the features that XForms 1.0 introduced, without
requiring browsers to implement rendering engines that were
incompatible with existing HTML Web pages. At this early stage,
@@ -120,10 +120,10 @@

<p>In 2006, the W3C expressed interest in the specification, and
created a working group chartered to work with the WHATWG on the
development of the HTML&nbsp;5 specifications. The working group
opened in 2007. Apple, Mozilla, and Opera allowed the W3C to publish
the specifications under the W3C copyright, while keeping versions
with the less restrictive license on the WHATWG site.</p>
development of the HTML5 specifications. The working group opened in
2007. Apple, Mozilla, and Opera allowed the W3C to publish the
specifications under the W3C copyright, while keeping versions with
the less restrictive license on the WHATWG site.</p>

<p>Since then, both groups have been working together.</p>

@@ -186,15 +186,15 @@

<h3>Relationships to other specifications</h3>

<h4>Relationship to HTML&nbsp;4.01 and DOM2 HTML</h4>
<h4>Relationship to HTML4 and DOM2 HTML</h4>

<p><i>This section is non-normative.</i></p>

<p>This specification describes a new revision of the HTML language
and its associated DOM API.</p>

<p>The requirements in this specification for features that were
already in HTML&nbsp;4 and DOM2 HTML are based primarily on the
already in HTML4 and DOM2 HTML are based primarily on the
implementation and deployment experience collected over the past ten
years. Some features have been removed from the language, based on
best current practices; implementation requirements for some of
@@ -206,7 +206,7 @@

<p>A separate document has been published by the W3C HTML working
group to provide a more detailed reference of the differences
between this specification and the language described in the HTML&nbsp;4
between this specification and the language described in the HTML4
specification. <a href="#refsHTMLDIFF">[HTMLDIFF]</a></p>


use the <code>abbr</code> element.</p>
<pre>&lt;p>The
&lt;abbr title="Web Hypertext Application Technology Working Group">WHATWG&lt;/abbr>
started working on HTML&nbsp;5 in 2004.&lt;/p></pre>
started working on HTML5 in 2004.&lt;/p></pre>
</div>

<div class="example">
close resemblance to SGML and XML, it is a separate language with
its own parsing rules.</p>

<p>Some earlier versions of HTML (in particular from HTML&nbsp;2 to
HTML&nbsp;4) were based on SGML and used SGML parsing rules. However, few
<p>Some earlier versions of HTML (in particular from HTML2 to
HTML4) were based on SGML and used SGML parsing rules. However, few
(if any) web browsers ever implemented true SGML parsing for HTML
documents; the only user agents to strictly handle HTML as an SGML
application have historically been validators. The resulting
identifier, or system identifier, switch to a conformance checking
mode for another language (e.g. based on the DOCTYPE token a
conformance checker could recognize that the document is an
HTML&nbsp;4-era document, and defer to an HTML&nbsp;4 conformance
HTML4-era document, and defer to an HTML4 conformance
checker.)</p>

<p>Append a <code>DocumentType</code> node to the

<h4>Warnings for obsolete but conforming features</h4>

<p>To ease the transition from HTML&nbsp;4 Transitional documents to the
<p>To ease the transition from HTML4 Transitional documents to the
language defined in <em>this</em> specification, and to discourage
certain features that are only allowed in very few circumstances,
conformance checkers are required to warn the user when the

<dt id="refsHTML5">[HTML5]</dt>
<!--
<dd><cite><a href="http://www.w3.org/TR/html5/">HTML 5</a></cite>,
<dd><cite><a href="http://www.w3.org/TR/html5/">HTML5</a></cite>,
I. Hickson, D. Hyatt. W3C, April 2009.</dd>
<dd><cite><a href="http://www.w3.org/html/wg/html5/">HTML
5</a></cite>, I. Hickson, D. Hyatt. W3C, August 2009.</dd>
<dd><cite><a
href="http://www.w3.org/html/wg/html5/">HTML5</a></cite>,
I. Hickson, D. Hyatt. W3C, August 2009.</dd>
-->
<dd><cite><a
href="http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/">HTML
5</a></cite>, I. Hickson. WHATWG, August 2009.</dd>
href="http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/">HTML5</a></cite>,
I. Hickson. WHATWG, August 2009.</dd>

<dt id="refsHTMLDIFF">[HTMLDIFF]</dt>
<!--
<dd>(Non-normative) <cite><a
href="http://www.w3.org/TR/html5-diff/">HTML 5 differences from
HTML 4</a></cite>, A. van Kesteren. W3C, April 2009.</dd>
href="http://www.w3.org/TR/html5-diff/">HTML5 differences from
HTML4</a></cite>, A. van Kesteren. W3C, April 2009.</dd>
-->
<dd>(Non-normative) <cite><a
href="http://dev.w3.org/html5/html4-differences/">HTML 5
differences from HTML 4</a></cite>, A. van Kesteren. W3C, August
href="http://dev.w3.org/html5/html4-differences/">HTML5
differences from HTML4</a></cite>, A. van Kesteren. W3C, August
2009.</dd>

<dt id="refsHTTP">[HTTP]</dt>

<dt id="refsWEBADDRESSES">[WEBADDRESSES]</dt>
<dd><cite><a href="http://www.w3.org/html/wg/href/draft">Web
addresses in HTML 5</a></cite>, D. Connolly,
addresses in HTML5</a></cite>, D. Connolly,
C. Sperberg-McQueen. March 2009.</dd>

<dt id="refsWEBDATABASE">[WEBDATABASE]</dt>
Jeff Cutsinger,
Jeff Schiller,
Jeff Walden,
Jeffrey Zeldman,
&#32993;&#24935;&#37586; (Jennifer Braithwaite),
Jens Bannmann,
Jens Fendler,
for their useful comments, both large and small, that have led to
changes to this specification over the years.</p>

<p>Thanks also to everyone who has ever posted about HTML&nbsp;5 to
their blogs, public mailing lists, or forums, including the <a
<p>Thanks also to everyone who has ever posted about HTML5 to their
blogs, public mailing lists, or forums, including the <a
href="http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html/">W3C
public-html list</a> and the <a
href="http://www.whatwg.org/mailing-list">various WHATWG lists</a>.

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