Web standards are the foundation that we use to build the Web. Unfortunately many still do not use Web standards properly, so many of these articles attempt to help people learn more about the benefits of using Web standards.
A place to collect arguments for using Web standards, as well as counterarguments and success stories.
Five bloggers whose writings tend to make me think.
The WCAG Samurai have published the first draft of their errata for and extensions to WCAG 1.0.
Blockquote elements are only allowed to contain block-level and script elements in Strict Doctypes.
Further thoughts on the HTML Working Group and HTML 5, plus a few suggestions.
Tommy Olsson comments on the possibility of backwards compatibility and standardised error handling being bad for overall code quality.
If you think accessibility and semantics are important and should be improved in the next version of HTML, you need to act.
Tommy Olsson temporarily resurrects his blog to inform us of some great articles he has published on other sites.
Andy Clarke combines technical know-how and wicked graphic design skills to create a fantastic, forward-looking book on CSS.
Excuses that may be valid in some circumstances are too often used to cover up somebody’s lack of knowledge about modern Web design or development.
Patrick Griffiths transforms the HTML Dog website into a book promoting best practice XHTML and CSS.
Molly Holzschlag will be working with Microsoft on standards and interoperability issues, and wants your opinion on where to start.
A comparison of the redesigned websites of two Swedish newspapers, GP.se and HD.se, that were both launched in late 2006.
The new W3C HTML Working Group will be open to participants from W3C members and non-members, and will release a new HTML Recommendation in Q3 2010.
Andy Rutledge explains why using Web standards does not stifle the creativity of graphic designers.
Whether an HTML document is valid or not does not tell the whole story about its quality.
The new Dutch accessibility law goes way beyond the WCAG and embraces the spirit of modern, Web standards-based Web development.
Jeffrey Zeldman updates his excellent introduction to Web standards. A must read for anyone serious about Web design.
Microsoft has decided to make the jobs of many Web professionals a lot harder by using Word instead of IE to render HTML in Outlook 2007.
Molly asks Bill Gates about Microsoft’s commitment to Web standards and gets no real answers.