List of HTML5 Tags with examples

HTML5 has introduces some new elements for various purposes.

The Audio and Video elements are used to embed media files in a web page. The header and footer elements are used to display the header and footer sections in a web page.

Following are the newly added introduced elements in HTML5:

  • asideDefines content aside from the page content.
  • bdiIsolates a part of text that might be formatted in a different direction from other text outside it.
  • commandDefines a command button that a user can invoke.
  • detailsDefines additional details that the user can view or hide.
  • summaryDefines a visible heading for a <details> element.
  • figureSpecifies self-contained content, like illustrations, diagrams, photos, code listings, etc.
  • figcaptionDefines a caption for a <figure> element.
  • footerDefines a footer for a document or section.
  • headerDefines a header for a document or section.
  • hgroupGroups a set of <h1> to <h6> elements when a heading has multiple levels.
  • markDefines marked/highlighted text.
  • meterDefines a scalar measurement within a known range (a gauge).
  • progressRepresents the progress of a task.
  • sectionDefines a section in a document.
  • timeDefines a date/time.
  • wbrDefines a possible line-break.


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