Searching for cool HTML elements, especially if you don’t know what you’re looking for, is often like being thrown into a pile of garbage
Don’t worry, I did the dirty work for you!
After scavenging through the seemingly endless pile of HTML elements, I dug up a few of the rarely used gems!
progress element is the semantically correct way of displaying progress bars.
meter element is
progress on steroids. Apart from displaying a scalar measurement within a known range, it allows you to specify the value's low, high & optimum range.
<meter min="0" max="100" low="25" high="75" optimum="80" value="50" ></meter>
You can add superscripts (like
sup and subscripts (like
sub to your document.
datalist allows you to add an autocomplete suggestions to your
- The suggestions are NOT LIMITED to text
inputs, but can be used with color, date, time, and even range inputs.
- The default styling of the suggestions is unpleasant to look at, to say the least. But, you can always style it using CSS.
area allow you to create image maps, which is a fancy term for images with clickable areas.
<img src="workplace.jpg" alt="Workplace" usemap="#workmap" width="400" height="379" />
<map name="workmap"> <area shape="rect" coords="34,44,270,350" alt="Computer" href="computer.html" /> <area shape="rect" coords="290,172,333,250" alt="Phone" href="phone.html" /> <area shape="circle" coords="337,300,44" alt="Cup of coffee" href="coffee.html" /> </map>
Pulling your hair out to embed files on your website? Look no further!
object allows you to embed a wide range of files like PDFs, images, videos, audio and even Youtube videos.
abbr element allows you to add abbreviations to your document. When the user hovers over the abbreviation, the full form is displayed. Moreover, screen readers can also be configured to read out the full form when an abbreviation is encountered.
That’s all folks! 🎉
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