The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) has officially released the HTML 5.1 Specification ( ). This specification defines the 5th Major version of the World Wide Web, i.e., HTML (Hypertext Markup Language). In this version 5.1, a bunch of useful new features like <picture>, <dialog>, <summary>, <details> etc are introduced to help web application authors, following the tradition of previous HTML 5 versions and even older.

W3C said that HTML 5.1 provides a particular focus and give clear conformance criteria for user agents to improve interoperability. To see full HTML 5.1 recommendation check out on The announcement also mentioned that W3C has decided to produce the HTML 5.2 in late 2017, which will even replace HTML 5.1 Recommendation.

Now in HTML 5.1 you have to be updated with these features like <picture>, <dialog>, <summary>, <details>, <combo> etc and even more so check out on for getting all sorts of updated features. If you found this article helpful, don’t forget to give feedback in the comment section.