Learn the Standards

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

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.


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.

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.

DOM, Platform Issues & Cross-Browser DHTML

The W3C Document Object Model (DOM), useful studies on differences between Explorer and Navigator, Mozilla New Layout, writing DHTML for all browsers, and much more.

ECMAScript, son of Javascript

Everything you ever wanted to know about ECMAScript, JavaScript, and JScript but were afraid to ask. This area includes the ECMAScript definition, differences from Javascript and Jscript, bugs, and browser incompatibility concerns.

General HTML

The Motherlode. Includes W3C info, the W3C Validator and mailing list, resources for HTML help, usability and more.

Graphics Guidelines

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

W3C (World Wide Web Consortium)

What is the W3C? What do they do? Who are they? Find links to those answers and more about the W3C in this section. »


What is XHTML and why do you need to know? Here are a variety of articles and tutorials to help you find out what the next generation of HTML is all about.


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