The HTML5 Time Element Is Back and Better Than Ever

The HTML5 time element pulled a disappearing act last year. HTML5 editor Ian Hickson deleted it from the specification, but then the W3C, the group that oversees HTML5, stepped in to override Hickson’s decision, adding time back to HTML5. Now you see it, now you don’t, now you do again.

The W3C didn’t just add time back though; they’ve improved it considerably. While nothing has changed with the human-readable part — that is, anything between

<time> and </time> — the datetime attribute has been imbued with new superpowers. Continue reading

Great Collection of HTML5 and CSS3 Resources for designers & developers.

HTML5 and CSS3 are the next big improvements which are still under development. Many designers and developers have already implemented new features from HTML5 and CSS3, which are supported in most browsers, on their websites and many are still experimenting with them.

In this “Great Collection of HTML5 and CSS3 Resources“, you will find articles and tutorials covered on different websites. Demos and examples are also included in this list. I tried my best to collect all useful and related information to put at one place. Still if you find something missing, kindly share it in the comments below.

1- Fully Skin able & Configurable Web Player: JW Player For HTML5

The popular web player JW Player now has a HTML5 version after its well-known Flash and Silverlight ones.

JW Player For HTML5 is a totally skinnable and configurable player based on the <video> tag of HTML5.

It is built with jQuery, and for any browser without HTML5 support, falls back to the JW Player for Flash automatically.


The player can be set to display a poster image before and/or after the video.

Also, it is possible to make it auto-play, auto-repeat, start with a pre-defined volume and much more.

Considering the player falls back to Flash, the formats supported are also the ones that can be played by Flash: Continue reading