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External Resources

The following resources provide a quick link to numerous resources related to web standards.

Mark-up for the web

HTML4.01, XHTML, HTML 5 resources along with general web design and development resources

Cascading Style Sheets

CSS separates markup from content, and that’s a good thing. Stay in style with our selected resources on the evolving spec, support issues, and bugs.

JavaScript and DOM Scripting

Resources encouraging the use of best practices in front-end web development.


You really can have the best of both worlds — a site that’s accessible and visually appealing, too. Find out how and everyone will love you.


Once referred to as the “HTML Killer” XML has surprised us with its simplicity and power. Learn more!


Searching for the proper definition for a technical term? Try these resources.

Graphics Guidelines

What?! There are even W3C Recommendations for graphics, too? Find out about SVG and PNG.

Standards, Guidelines and Style Guides

Here you’ll find U.S. Accessibility Guidelines including compliance information for Section 508; The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA); and related accessibility information, style guides, links standards guidelines for various countries, individual U.S. states, and related information.

Standards Organizations

What is the W3C? What is the IETF? What do they do? Who are they? Find answers and more about standards organizations in this section.

The Web Standards Project is a grassroots coalition fighting for standards which ensure simple, affordable access to web technologies for all.

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