HTML5 has brought about several important changes to the internet within the way websites are being built. HTML5 is now the fifth revision of the HTML Standard which was created in the early 1990′s when the World Wide Web was first created. The HTML5 syntax is no longer based on SGML despite the similarity of its markup. It has, however, been designed to be backward compatible with common parsing of older versions of HTML.
WYSIWYG HTML editors provide an editing interface which resembles how the page will be displayed in a web browser. These editors may be stand-alone programs, such as Adobe Dreamweaver or Microsoft Frontpage, or come in the form of browser extensions and allow editing directly within the web browser.
For this roundup we have compiled a list of 10 Best HTML5 Editors for Developers, if you are aware of any other useful editor, please let us know by posting a comment below. Enjoy !!
WYSIHTML5 is an open source rich text editor based on HTML5 technology and the progressive-enhancement approach. It uses a sophisticated security concept and aims to generate fully valid HTML5 markup by preventing unmaintainable tag soups and inline styles.
Rendera is an online HTML5 editor which renders a realtime preview of your current work, you can easily utilize the tags of HTML5 or CSS3 that are held by the browser. The superb features of Rendera are SASS and HAML. You can easily learn HTML5 and CSS3 through Rendera, and it is developed with Sinatra and CoffeeScript.
Maqetta is an open source project that provides WYSIWYG visual authoring of HTML5 user interfaces. The Maqetta application itself is authored in HTML, and therefore runs in the browser without requiring additional plugins or downloads.
5. Aptana Studio
6. Aloha Editor
Aloha Editor is a standalone library with a functional and stateless API that provides you with essential editing capabilities not available in browsers. Aloha Editor is smaller – with 142KB it’s loading quicker and starting faster than other browser based editors. It lets you to edit the contents such as tickers, sliders, accordions, or image descriptions in slideshows. Aloha Editor is distributed under the GPL v2 or later Open Source License.
BlueGriffon is quite amazing and handy tools which is WYSWYG content editor and robust solution to edit Web pages in conformance to the latest Web Standards. BlueGriffon is an intuitive application that provides Web authors (beginners or more advanced) with a simple User Interface allowing creating attractive Web sites without requiring extensive technical knowledge about Web Standards.
8. Dreamweaver CS5
Dreamweaver is popular and widely used editor which supports HTML5 easily, and the users can also craft CSS menus utilizing CSS tab designer with the help of Dreamweaver. Being a full-featured editor, Dreamweaver offers a multi-screen preview panel, WYSIWYG functions, incorporation with Adobe BrowserLab and jQuery Mobile, and also supporting CSS3, HTML5, iOS and Android apps. Though not a low-priced product, but Dreamweaver can be helpful and adaptable tool worth its buying price in your toolbox.
Popline is a HTML5 Rich-Text-Editor toolbar. Popline is inspired from popclip. Compared to traditional RTE, popline will float around the selected text. Popline also support View Mode, you can send a twitter, a facebook message, pin an image to pinterst, search with google in View Mode. Popline provides commonly used editing features out-of-the-box. It’s easy to extend and easy to customize. You can easily customize the theme as well. It has been tested on Chrome 27.0, Safari 6.0.4, Firefox 21.0.