I'm really excited about Paul Irish's HTML5 boilerplate. This article is going to go through some of the features and how you can use them with PHP, Joomla, CodeIgniter & Wordpress.

Where to start

Two introductory videos included on the boilerplate website are the best place to get "the low down" on Boilerplate. Here is Paul Irish's in depth video:

Boilerplate is meant to be moduler so I'm going to talk about some of my favorite parts now.

IE6 Support & conditional comments

I don't support ie6, if you do boilerplate is great. I really like how he sets a class for the version of ie. I'm going to do this for other browsers like Wii, PSP and Playstation.