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==Extensions==
 
==Extensions==
 
The "meta" element in HTML 5 has some [http://whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/#meta predefined name keywords], but it can also be extended to support others. Those names must be registered on the [[MetaExtensions]] wiki page.
 
The "meta" element in HTML 5 has some [http://whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/#meta predefined name keywords], but it can also be extended to support others. Those names must be registered on the [[MetaExtensions]] wiki page.
 
The "class" attribute in HTML 5 has some [http://whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/#class predefined values], but it can also be extended to support other class names. Those values may be registered on the [[ClassExtensions]] wiki page, though registration is not necessary to use non-standard values.
 
  
 
The "rel" attribute in HTML 5 has some [http://whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/#linkTypes predefined values], but it can also be extended to support other values. Those values must be registered on the [[RelExtensions]] wiki page.
 
The "rel" attribute in HTML 5 has some [http://whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/#linkTypes predefined values], but it can also be extended to support other values. Those values must be registered on the [[RelExtensions]] wiki page.

Revision as of 19:14, 9 August 2009

HTML has served the Web community well, but it lacks some basic semantics necessary for modern Web applications. HTML 5 attempts to rectify this, while at the same time updating the HTML specifications to address issues raised in the past few years.

Status

HTML 5 is still in the draft stage and is undergoing heavy development. Major changes in the specification can be expected.

Extensions

The "meta" element in HTML 5 has some predefined name keywords, but it can also be extended to support others. Those names must be registered on the MetaExtensions wiki page.

The "rel" attribute in HTML 5 has some predefined values, but it can also be extended to support other values. Those values must be registered on the RelExtensions wiki page.

Contributor Proposals

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