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Oct 13, 2011 08:29 PM|LINK
I created a simple mvc project in vs11 with asp.net mvc 3.
I forgot to check enable Enable Html 5 support.
According to this blog post from
Selecting this checkbox option does two things:
1) It causes VS 2010 to use HTML5 semantic markup elements like <header>, <footer>, <section> and <nav> within the default layout.cshtml file that is generated. This is instead of just using <div> elements for header/footer/navigation elements – which is
the default behavior if the HTML5 semantic checkbox isn’t selected (and the same behavior that we have shipped earlier).
works for older browsers).
However even though I didnt click on enable HTML 5 semantic support.
1. I can select HTML 5 in Doctype on the razor views.
2. I can see intellisense for <header> <footer>, etc.
3. modernizr-1.7.js is there in Visual Studio
Is this a bug? So whats the real difference?
Am I missing something here?
Another question: Can I enable HTML 5 semantic support if I didnt enable it when creating the project?