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How to use the HTML5 range input type

Before the introduction of HTML5, thinking about having a range slider on a webpage was equivalent of a crime. You needed a bunch of custom javascript code and still it didn't work well on all devices. However, HTML5 brought with it numerous new attributes and features that added the flavor that HTML missed for ages. Not many would have expected something like the range element to make its entrance with HTML5, but once it did, hardly any have raised any concerns with its working.

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