Hi I am studying html5 and have a hard time understanding exactly how those tags function.Maybe I am used to the old div tags and cannot figure out what is going on. For example I look at a page made with html5 and css3.In the page there are 3 article section one on top of the other, 2 on the side and 3 more on the bottom.Looking at the source code all the tags are articles, no class or id to identify them and no positioning whatsoever(I cannot see any anyway).How do they do it? Thank you for your help.
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The main purpose of these new elements is to provide the element itself with meaning (semantics). For example, prior to HTML5, if you wanted to create a navigation menu or footer, you would create divs as follows:
<div id="navmenu"></div>....<div id="footer"></div>
With HTML5, you can use newer elements so that user …