Difference between HTML and HTML5


  • Stands for HyperText Markup Language.
  • It is the standard for creating web pages.
  • Defines the meaning and structure of web content using tags.
  • Types of web content include headings, paragraph, image, etc.
  • Has different versions, the latest one being HTML5.


  • Latest version of HTML.
  • Added new semantic tags like main, header, footer, audio, video, etc.
  • Added new form controls like url, email, search, tel, range, color, etc.
  • Added new APIs for geolocation, drag and drop, storage options, etc.
  • Removed tags deprecated in HTML 4.01.