Learn the HTML Elements Removed from HTML5

There are several HTML 4 elements that have been removed from HTML5. In order to use HTML5 correctly, you should stop using these elements.

In HTML 4 elements that removed from the specification are “deprecated,” but in HTML5 they are “obsolete.” The difference is that in HTML 4, deprecated elements should be removed from support by browsers. While in HTML5 obsolete elements are ones that may still be supported by browsers, but it  that designers use other technology instead.

HTML Elements Removed from HTML5

  • acronym
    You should use the abbr element instead.
  • applet
    Instead of this tag, you should use the embed element or the video and audio elements.
  • basefont
    You should set font properties with CSS.
  • big
    This tag has no semantic value, and so you should define the styles in the CSS.
  • center
    You should center with CSS.
  • dir
    You should use the appropriate unordered or ordered list instead.
  • font
    You should set font properties with CSS.
  • frame
    Replace frames with iframe or converted to non-framed sites.
  • frameset
    Replace frames with iframe or converted to non-framed sites.
  • noframes
    Replace frames with iframe or converted to non-framed sites.
  • strike
    Replace this tag with either the s element if the text is no longer accurate, with the del element if the text has been removed, or with CSS if the line through the text is just stylistic in nature.
  • tt
    Define the font styles with CSS.

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