Put simply, HTML5 is a kind of advanced webpage technology. HTML5 released its 1st version in 2008. Experts once thought that HTML5 would never be “completed”. There are 34 websites in top Alexa top 100 who use the technology of HTML5 in 2011. And the number quickly reached 70 in 2012.
Last year HTML5 Standard is Finally Completed on Oct 28th, which symbolised a new departure. It has been accepted by more and more companies and programmers. In that case, let’s talk about how HTML5 is used in various industries.
Since the fourth quarter of 2014, more than half of practitioners were optimistic about the future of HTML5. Now, 58.78% of all HTML5 sites are mainly deal in relaxation and entertainment. It is expected that the number will continue increase this year.
Basically, there are 5 big main features of HTML5:
- Easy to cross devices/platforms
- Without download
- Multiple entrance, convenient marketing
- Updated quickly
- Short development cycles
From a perspective of the survival rate, 8.58% of them survived for 1 day. 3.9% of them survived for 3 days and 1.12% for 7 days. A statistics based on Google analytics said that the bounce rate for general website is between 40%-60%. But HTML5 website is 67.54% on average.
A statistics from iiMedia Research “The User Study of China Mobile News Apps in 2014” showed that 35.8% of users were keen on mobile news apps. And 20.9% of them got news from mobile browsers. At the end of last year, the number of installation for Tencent, NetEase and Sohu has achieved 250 million. Many medias are make use of html5 in the moment.
At present, more and more mobile webpages are based on HTML5. It might be followed by amount of spam. We also need to pay attention the quality of content while spreading information or news.
It has beyond 100 billion for china online education fields according to a statistics from iiMedia Research. In the field of education, HTML5 is usually used for courseware making.
Currently it already showed its advantages in this field. First, it is able to combine pictures, content, table, video, audio with much more ideas. Secondly, it has a better interaction than traditional web pages. Teachers are able to interact with students by using this technological superiority.
Integrated whole Internet industry, the use of HTML5 is mainly concentrated on the game field currently. New media and online education have been testing the waters. It certainly demonstrates the great potential in it.