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HTML HTML Basics Getting Started with HTML Global Structure of an HTML Document


Just wondering if this course: https://teamtreehouse.com/library/html-basics-2 is teaching html or html5.

If it's not teaching html5 what's the difference?

Alejandro Narvaja
Alejandro Narvaja
Courses Plus Student 7,340 Points

The course is HTML5, but because these courses are actually updated and the latest version of HTML is HTML5. When you take a CSS course, you will also be using CSS3, as it is currently used.

April Copes
April Copes
9,015 Points

Yes this course teaches the latest practices of HTML5. It may not present itself as HTML5 but it is still inclusive being a beginner course. I would say the biggest difference between HTML5 and older versions would be additional element types and a more developed and simplified syntax. There are also some other key differences as well but stackoverflow.com may be able to give an even more detailed description of of what this entails. Hope this helps and good luck with your coding ventures.

2 Answers

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,582 Points

This course was recently updated for HTML5. Some of the differences include the addition of several new element types, such as article, aside, figure, nav, and section, just to name a few.

If you're interested, there's extensive coverage of the differences in the HTML5 Differences from HTML4 document from the W3C Working Group.

OK thanks for answer.