Web Standards and Accessibility

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Further Information

General

Use the right doctype - article by Eric Meyer:

www.oreillynet.com/pub/a/network/2000/04/14/doctype/index.html

 

World Wide Web Consortium

Straightforward introductions to web standards can be found at:

http://www.w3.org/Consortium/Points/

http://www.w3.org/QA/2002/04/Web-Quality

Details of the specifications (for advanced HTMLers only):

http://www.w3.org/MarkUp/

http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/

 

Deprecated HTML code

There are a number of websites that offer comprehensive summaries of deprecated code:

http://www.internet-tips.net/html/depreciated.htm

The 2 links below are from W3C HTML specification and indicated which elements and attributes have been deprecated:

Index of elements

http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/index/elements.html

Deprecated attributes

http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/index/attributes.html

 

Cascading Style Sheets

Visit Eric Meyer's (CSS Guru) web site:

http://www.meyerweb.com

CSS Properties summary:

http://www.pageresource.com/dhtml/cssprops.htm

Browser compatability chart:

http://www.webreview.com/webreview/style/