Non-web designers won’t be really aware of what HTML is and how does it work. As a common man, he must have heard the term off course but he won’t know the advantages and disadvantages and to be honest, he wouldn’t even care much as long as his browsers are functioning properly. Now, let us think from a web developer’s perspective. In the world of web development, HTML is the new ‘IN’ thing. The best thing about HTML 5 is the built in functionality into the browser. But before we go further and discuss advantages and disadvantages of HTML5, we really need to know what HTML 5 actually is.
HTML stands for HyperText Markup Language and HTML5 is the latest edition in the world of web development. In older times the HTML had a very simple role to play and that would be cross linking of various documents. HTML5’s basic purpose is to do the same however; it has a lot new to offer to the web developers to make their life simple, easy and convenient. As we always say that everything has its own pros and cons so same goes for HTML5 too. It will have a few disappointing aspects along with a lot of beneficial aspects. Let us evaluate the advantages and disadvantages of HTML5.