HTML and XHTML are the markup languages used to create a solid foundation for your website or web application, and articles in this category generally touch upon the semantics and accessibility aspects of marking up web pages.

Uttryck din åsikt om framtiden för HTML

WHATWG vill få feedback från alla som jobbar med webb. Ta chansen att vara med och påverka hur HTML utvecklas i framtiden.

Posted on November 12, 2006

Have your say about the future of HTML

The WHATWG is seeking feedback from the community. Here is your chance to influence the direction of the future development of HTML.

Posted on November 7, 2006

37 HTML FAQs answered

Detailed and correct answers to 37 frequently asked questions about HTML.

Posted on November 1, 2006

New W3C working group to improve HTML

W3C Director Tim Berners-Lee acknowledges that HTML needs to be kept alive. Making people use XML failed, so a new working group will gradually improve HTML.

Posted on October 30, 2006

No more Transitional DOCTYPEs, please

The phasing out of Transitional DOCTYPEs is long overdue - they are called Transitional for a reason.

Posted on September 26, 2006

HTML vs. XHTML on standards compliant websites

A survey of fifty web standards compliant websites to find out which doctypes they use.

Posted on June 19, 2006

Why is the style attribute allowed in strict doctypes?

Strict HTML and XHTML doctypes encourage the separation of semantic and presentational markup, so why do they allow inline CSS?

Posted on June 6, 2006

Web knowledge levels

Descriptions of knowledge levels in various Web related subjects including HTML, JavaScript, and accessibility.

Posted on June 2, 2006

Levels of HTML knowledge

Descriptions of a few different levels of HTML knowledge among people working in the web industry.

Posted on May 30, 2006

Writing good HTML is a craft

Markup is the foundation that solid front-end architecture is built upon. Get your markup right and you will make the rest easier.

Posted on May 16, 2006

See your markup in context with X-Ray

The X-Ray Firefox extension enables you to see the markup of a page without viewing source.

Posted on March 29, 2006

HTML or XHTML - does it really matter?

What would you say to a client asking which is better of HTML 4.01 Strict and XHTML 1.0 Strict?

Posted on January 17, 2006

Required elements and optional tags in HTML

The start and end tags of some elements (html, head, body) may be completely removed from an HTML document, even though the elements themselves are required.

Posted on December 22, 2005

Transitional vs. Strict DOCTYPEs

The fundamental differences between Transitional and Strict DOCTYPEs, and common mistakes made after choosing to use Strict markup.

Posted on December 13, 2005

Simple markup, organised CSS

Notes on CSS coding style and separating design from content.

Posted on December 12, 2005

The anatomy of an XHTML document

A close look at the different parts of an XHTML document, all the way from the XML declaration to the closing html tag.

Posted on December 8, 2005

Beginners should start with HTML, not XHTML

Arguments against teaching beginners XHTML before they have mastered HTML.

Posted on December 6, 2005

No XHTML 1.0 Strict in ASP.NET 2.0

Microsoft still has some catching up to do when it comes to understanding Strict DOCTYPEs and XHTML 1.0 vs. 1.1.

Posted on November 30, 2005

A web professional can never stop learning

Web professionals who refuse to update their skills and insist on using outdated methods can no longer be called web professionals.

Posted on November 15, 2005

Valid downlevel-revealed conditional comments

A valid way of using conditional comments to hide something from Internet Explorer for Windows.

Posted on November 14, 2005

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