The 2020 Web Almanac’s Markup chapter…

The 2020 Web Almanac’s Markup chapter is available now with some interesting statistics based on the analysis of over 7 million web pages. Find out what HTML elements and markup are being used the most, and which aren’t. 📊

You may be surprised to learn script is #6, and there is a lot of obvious waste. Mathias Bynens points out “many bytes are being collectively wasted just by writing unnecessary HTML.”

I tend to think overall the quality of HTML is improving, although the size of web pages themselves is another matter. 🏋️‍♀️

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