Heard of HTML 5?
If you are not the technical type but you’d like to understand more about what it means, read along as we have summarized in this post a few interesting points about how HTML 5 is going to change the web.
Faster web page loading
Because functions that were before done with plugins and 3rd party applications will now be part of the browser functionality, web pages will load faster. Support for improved audio, video, animation, and images is provided.
Better user experience
Direct support for transitions and better form fields (contact form, search input), will improve the user experience. You can embed video, audio, high quality images, and animation directly. This function will be provided by the browser, so no need to use any plugins or third party programs.
Better online visibility
With the contents of a website being much cleaner, the search engine indexing of your website will be much easier. Google and other search engines will find pages and place higher importance on the relevant content. This will help a lot, particularly with audio, video, and images.
Better mobile support
Take a look at this infographic by uberflip if you want to learn more.
Remember how you sometimes cannot view a video on your mobile device? This will no longer be a problem as videos and other multimedia content will be available, making the user experience almost the same on the mobile as on the web.