HTML5 is a markup language for structuring and presenting content for the World Wide Web, and is a core technology of the Internet originally proposed by Opera Software. It is the fifth revision of the HTML standard.
Its core aims have been to improve the language with support for the latest multimedia while keeping it easily readable by humans and consistently understood by computers and devices.
Research indicates that by 2016, HTML5 usage with mobile browsers will surge to 2.1 billion. And by this year alone, the use of HTML5 development has increased to 78%.
This visually-rich infographic by Dot Com Infoway explains the compatibility with the various, existing web browsers. Research also indicates that HTML5’s trajectory will continue to grow to incredible heights in the very near future.