HTML 5 Tags

There is a list of newly included tags in HTML 5. These HTML 5 tags (elements) provide a better document structure. This list shows all HTML 5 tags in alphabetical order with description.

HTML 5 Tags

List of HTML 5 Tags




This element is used to define an independent piece of content in a document, which may be a blog, a magazine or a newspaper article.


It specifies that the article is slightly related to the rest of the whole page.


It is used to play the audio file in HTML.


The bid stands for bi-directional isolation. It isolates a part of the text that is formatted in other directions from the outside text document.


It is used to draw canvas.


It provides a machine-readable version of its data.


It provides the auto-complete feature for the text field.


It specifies the additional information or controls required by the user.


It defines a window or a dialog box.


It is used to define a caption for an <figure> element.


It defines a self-contained content like photos, diagrams, etc.


It defines a footer for a section.


It defines a header for a section.


It defines the main content of a document.


It specifies the marked or highlighted content.


It defines a command that the user can invoke from a popup menu.


It is used to measure the scalar value within a given range.


It is used to define the navigation link in the document.


It specifies the progress of the task.


It defines what to show in the browser that don't support ruby annotation.


It defines an explanation/pronunciation of characters.


It defines ruby annotation along with <rp> and <rt>.


It defines a section in the document.


It specifies a visible heading for <detailed> element.


It is used to display shapes.


It is used to define a date/time.


It is used to play a video file in HTML.


It defines a possible line break.