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Three of the Most Important Basic Elements in HTML5

New HTML5 elements—header, nav, and footer—improve consistency of web page coding

In "The Past, Present, and Future of HTML5," we discussed the evolution from HTML to HTML5 in order to provide a firm foundation for understanding HTML5 coding. Now we're ready to dive into some of the most important and useful HTML5 elements.

In the HTML5 world, much emphasis has been placed on features such as animation, the