For those of us who are used to working with XHTML this is going to seem a little odd but, with HTML5, we no longer need to add a trailing slash on self closing tags like images and inputs.

When using an img tag do you tend to set it up like this?

Well, that little trailing slash is no longer needed on self closing tags with HTML5. So you can now just do this:

However, you don’t have to remove it, the spec says it is optional. Still you may want to consider it since it is now really just extra.