5 HTML Features You Might Not Know About

For a language so simple and easy to learn, HTML surely offers an unexpected amount of useful features, many of which most of us don’t even know about. It’s hard to keep up with times and you may think that all “you might not know” articles must be about the most recent tags, HTML also has some quite helpful features that are already around for a while.

From checking spelling to adding keyboard shortcuts, in this article, I’ll show you five less-widely known HTML features.

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1. Check spelling as you type

The spellcheck attribute prompts browsers to check spellings while a user is typing an element. This attribute is global, meaning, you can add it to any HTML tag.

However, it only works on elements that can take text input. Having it global is useful because it can be inherited by child elements. For instance, add it to a tag and all of its child elements that take text input will inherit this attribute.

Spell checking works on all text types: text, search, url, and email. It also works on