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Flash reached the height of its popularity in the late 90s and early 2000s. Flash intros into websites were common, as were Flash games. In 2002 most people would have probably commented that the "awesomest" websites out there on the web were Flash based. But somewhere towards the mid 2000s two things happened:
If you are still using IE 7 to test your websites in, stop. Do yourself a favor and upgrade to IE 8.
There’s been a lot of talk lately about "Semantic HTML", or in other words, trying to use descriptive code to markup your content with. Semantic HTML is crucial for search engine optimization since it helps web crawling bots to understand your content.
There are a few HTML tags still in the W3C recommendation status that are pretty useless and should probably be depreciated, but there are others that you probably haven’t heard of that could actually be quite useful.
So the next time you’re building a webpage and you go to type <div> or <span>, stop and consider using one of these!