HTML5 is a system for annotating, presenting, and structuring content on the World Wide Web. It is the latest and strongest version of the HTML standard.
The standard is useful in e-learning as it supports rich media, graphics, interactions, and works flawlessly on mobile phones. With its inbuilt capability to play audio and video, there is no need for additional plugin elements. Even in the absence of Internet, HTML5 has a very good functionality. As more and more e-learning tools and platforms adopt HTML5 elements, we will see an overall consistency in terms of performance.