Benefits of HTML5
HTML5 format is popular since it is compatible with all browsers. In fact, millions of internet users use browsers that support the HTML format, including Opera, Safari, Chrome and Firefox. Internet explorer also supports additional HTML5 features. There has been a heated debate surrounding Flash and HTML5 format with Apple declaring they will not use Flash because it is outdated as compared to HTML5. Most developers are working towards improving the HTML format to use on their website.
1. Sound and video support
2. Enhanced forms
The HTML5 format also offers enhanced forms to search boxes, text inputs and other relevant field and offers easy data validation and interaction with page elements as well as other meaningful improvements.
The advanced HTML5 geo-location feature, regardless of whether granted by GPS or not, is directly applied to all HTML5 compatible browsers. Google latitude on the iPhone is the best example of Geo-location. The geo-location application is completely platform independent as well.
4. User-friendly interface
The HTML5 format also feature a new and better database API commonly used locally. Simply put, it provides a well-defined database storage that gives developers the opportunity to save or store structured data. This database will come to use when you want to store shopping cart products for online shopping websites.
HTML5 is not reliable in terms of formatting since web browsers are different as they don’t support one single format.