+ 0 Votes start with HTML kateatkinsonvk May 1, 2013 at 4:29pm PST for beginning you should definitely prefer and start with HTML. The main reason is that HTML5 is not supported by all browsers. But yes after getting your certification in HTML you can also go for HTML5 because it could be possible that in the coming years HTML5 can make its compatibility with all the browsers. For the mean you should start with the basics. After grasping your command in HTML you can go for the latest versions of HTML.