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Redirecting to https on all of www.w3.org

W3C’s main web site www.w3.org has been available via https for over a decade, but until now we

Mon, 25 Jul 2022 19:54:00 +0000

Accessibility of Remote Meetings Published as W3C Group Note

W3C WAI announces publication of the Group Note Accessibility of Remote Meetings. It is a companion t

Fri, 22 Jul 2022 07:07:06 +0000

Diversity and Inclusion at W3C: 2022 figures

As part of our commitment and continued focus on diversity and inclusion here is the annual report fo

Wed, 13 Jul 2022 09:55:23 +0000

Synchronization Accessibility User Requirements (SAUR)

The successful synchronization of multimedia content, especially audio and video, is essential to acc

Tue, 12 Jul 2022 17:54:33 +0000

EPUB 3.3 is now in CR

The EPUB 3 Working Group is pleased to announce that three of our documents have now progressed to Ca

Tue, 17 May 2022 14:42:17 +0000

Privacy Principles for the Web

Hello W3C Friends and Web Community! Today I’m proud to announce that the TAG Privacy Principle

Fri, 13 May 2022 14:02:07 +0000

Towards a Dubbing and Audio Description exchange format

W3C has begun work on an open standard exchange format for audio description and dubbing scripts and

Thu, 12 May 2022 17:29:53 +0000

Impact of W3C WAI work recognized in Brewer’s ACM service award

Judy Brewer has been recognized by the ACM for service to the computing community through her leaders

Thu, 05 May 2022 15:19:26 +0000

A letter from our CEO: The Web as the ultimate tool of resilience for the world

A letter from our CEOMarking two years since the start of the pandemic, W3C CEO Jeff Jaffe reflects o

Mon, 21 Mar 2022 14:34:56 +0000

Making WebViews work for the Web

What if I told you 14% of the usage your Web content is getting is through a “browser” yo

Thu, 17 Mar 2022 11:00:03 +0000

W3C News

First Public Working Draft: Verifiable Credentials Data Model v2.0

The Verifiable Credentials Working Group has published a First Public Working Draft today for the

Thu, 11 Aug 2022 07:11:12 +0000

First Public Working Draft: Payment Request API 1.1

The Web Payments Working Group has published a First Public Working Draft of Payment Request API 1.1.

Tue, 26 Jul 2022 03:37:41 +0000

W3C calls for nominations in the election for the Board of Directors of W3C, Inc.

W3C today called for nominations by W3C Members for people to stand for election in the Board of Dire

Mon, 25 Jul 2022 17:02:49 +0000

Working Group Note: MathML Media-type Declarations

The Math Working Group has published MathML Media-type Declarations as a Group Note. Internet Media T

Mon, 25 Jul 2022 10:49:52 +0000

Working Group Note: Accessibility of Remote Meetings

The Accessible Platform Architectures Working Group has published Accessibility of Remote Meetings as

Fri, 22 Jul 2022 08:36:29 +0000

Decentralized Identifiers (DIDs) v1.0 is a W3C Recommendation

The Decentralized Identifier Working Group has published Decentralized Identifiers (DIDs) v1.0 as a W

Tue, 19 Jul 2022 12:12:04 +0000

W3C offers an Inclusion Fund and Fellowships for TPAC 2022

As 60% of the world is now online, we want and need to reflect the diversity of the whole world as mo

Fri, 15 Jul 2022 12:54:19 +0000

Patent Advisory Group recommends continuing work on Open Screen Protocol

The Second Screen Working Group Patent Advisory Group (PAG), launched in August 2021, has published a

Wed, 13 Jul 2022 07:25:50 +0000

Authorized Translation of WCAG 2.1 in French

The World Wide Web Consortium published the Authorized French Translation of Web Content Accessibilit

Mon, 11 Jul 2022 08:08:04 +0000

W3C Invites Implementations of CSS Color Module Level 4

The CSS Working Group invites implementations of a Candidate Recommendation Snapshot of CSS Color Mod

Tue, 05 Jul 2022 06:54:20 +0000

First Public Working Draft: Multi-Screen Window Placement

The Second Screen Working Group has published a First Public Working Draft of Multi-Screen Window Pla

Thu, 30 Jun 2022 08:11:12 +0000

W3C to become a public-interest non-profit organization

We are pleased to announce today that W3C is to become a public-interest non-profit organization. The

Tue, 28 Jun 2022 13:23:40 +0000

Draft Note: Ethical Principles for Web Machine Learning

The Web Machine Learning Working Group has published a First Draft Note of its Ethical Principles for

Tue, 28 Jun 2022 08:03:17 +0000

Page Visibility Level 2 Published as a Discontinued Draft

The Web Performance Working Group published today Page Visibility Level 2 as a Discontinued Draft. Th

Thu, 23 Jun 2022 05:24:54 +0000

W3C Invites Implementations of CSS Custom Properties for Cascading Variables Module Level 1

The CSS Working Group invites implementations of a Candidate Recommendation Snapshot of CSS Custom Pr

Thu, 16 Jun 2022 09:53:54 +0000

Hiring: North America Business Development Lead (North America, Canada)

We are excited to announce an immediate job opening: North America Business Development Lead.The posi

Thu, 09 Jun 2022 16:35:46 +0000

W3C Advisory Committee Elects Advisory Board

The W3C Advisory Committee has elected the following people to fill five seats on the W3C Advisory Bo

Fri, 03 Jun 2022 09:17:08 +0000

First Public Working Draft: Viewport Capture

The Web Real-Time Communications Working Group has published a First Public Working Draft of Viewport

Tue, 24 May 2022 09:29:37 +0000

First Public Working Drafts: Event Timing API, Largest Contentful Paint

The Web Performance Working Group has published the following two First Public Working Drafts:Event T

Tue, 24 May 2022 06:28:59 +0000

W3C Invites Implementations of EPUB 3.3, EPUB Reading Systems 3.3, EPUB Accessibility 1.1

The EPUB 3 Working Group invites implementations of the following three Candidate Recommendation Snap

Thu, 12 May 2022 11:40:59 +0000

Draft Notes: Privacy Principles, Ethical Web Principles

The Technical Architecture Group (TAG) has published First Public Draft Notes of Privacy Principles a

Thu, 12 May 2022 11:36:54 +0000

First Public Working Draft: Capture Handle — Bootstrapping Collaboration when Screensharing

The Web Real-Time Communications Working Group has published a First Public Working Draft of Capture

Tue, 10 May 2022 06:14:16 +0000

W3C Strategic Highlights, April 2022

W3C released today to the public the April 2022 edition of the W3C Strategic Highlights.This report s

Mon, 09 May 2022 08:29:46 +0000

Judy Brewer receives ACM award for her leadership of the Web Accessibility Initiative

Judy Brewer has been recognized by the ACM  for service to the computing community through her leader

Thu, 05 May 2022 15:20:42 +0000

WhatWG Blog

Retro-specifying fetch/performance

In the last year or so, my main task was to tackle some of the "specification technical debt" that ha

Thu, 17 Mar 2022 16:07:01 +0000

New Living Standards

The last time we introduced a new Living Standard was Infra, in 2016. This year has seen a flurry of

Wed, 01 Dec 2021 19:25:15 +0000

Newline normalizations in form submission

If you work with form submissions, you might have noticed that form values containing newlines are no

Thu, 27 May 2021 15:05:15 +0000

Update from the Steering Group

A couple things the Steering Group has been working on recently reached a new milestone and seemed no

Thu, 29 Apr 2021 06:41:19 +0000

Considering accessibility

Sometimes, new authors need a gentle reminder to think about accessibility when designing and writing

Tue, 21 Jan 2020 21:00:00 +0000

Focusing on focus

Focus behavior in HTML had been under-specified for the past few years, and it was also quite confusi

Wed, 16 Oct 2019 08:09:26 +0000

The state of fieldset interoperability

As part of my work at Bocoup, I recently started working with browser implementers to improve the sta

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 14:00:36 +0000

First set of Review Drafts published

(If you’re interested in the IPR status of WHATWG standards this post is for you; otherwise, feel fre

Thu, 21 Jun 2018 16:59:32 +0000

Changing the copyright license for Living Standards

The recent changes to the WHATWG are designed to help the web-standards development community work to

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 17:00:29 +0000

Further working mode changes

The WHATWG has been going great since it began in 2004, but without participation from all the browse

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 16:00:21 +0000
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