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Welcome to the WHATWG Wiki!
Welcome to the WHATWG Wiki!


You can be a part of our community, making proposals for the next version of HTML5. This wiki is made available for you for drafting proposals, for writing essays, for keeping track of HTML-related issues, and so forth. Anyone can create an account and contribute content.
You can be a part of our community, making proposals for web standards. This wiki is made available for you for drafting proposals, for writing essays, for keeping track of WHATWG spec-related issues, and so forth.  


Before you begin, you may wish to read our [[WHATWG Wiki:Contribution Guidelines|contribution guidelines]].
Before you begin, you may wish to read our [[WHATWG Wiki:Contribution Guidelines|contribution guidelines]]. Once you are an autoconfirmed user, you may [[WHATWG Wiki:How to create a user account|create new user accounts]], by request.


==Purpose==
Note that although we still use the wiki for some things, much activity these days is [https://github.com/whatwg/ on GitHub], and so the wiki pages can be rather historical.
The purpose of the WHATWG Wiki is to create a place for WHATWG contributors to post and compile their own proposals and ideas regarding WHATWG specifications. The specifications themselves will not be available for editing via this wiki. However, ideas you post here may find their way into current and future WHATWG specifications.


== Main sections and Quick links ==
==Quick Links==
* [[FAQ]]
* [https://whatwg.org/faq WHATWG FAQ]
* [[Implementations]]
* [https://github.com/whatwg/html/blob/master/FAQ.md HTML Standard FAQ]
* [[What you can do]]
* [[What you can do]] — '''[[Reviewing|Review our work!]]
* [[Differences from HTML4|HTML5 differences from HTML4]]
* [[:Category:Implementations|Implementations]]
* [[Authoring|Using HTML 5 in your Web site]]
* [[Presentations]]
 
==Web Developers==
* [[Authoring|Using HTML in your Web site]]
* [[Presentational elements and attributes]]
* [[HTML vs. XHTML]]
* [[HTML vs. XHTML]]
* [[HTML5 Presentations]]
 
* [[Feature Proposals]]
==Spec Development==
* [[Spec coordination]]
* [[Best Practices for Implementors]]
* [[IDE]]
* [[:Category:Spec coordination|Spec coordination]]
* [[:Category:Proposals|Proposals]]
* [[:Category:Registries|Registries]]
* [[New Features Awaiting Implementation Interest]]
* [[Testsuite]]
* [https://whatwg.org/style-guide Style Guide]


==WHATWG Specifications==
==WHATWG Specifications==
* [[HTML 5]]
* [https://spec.whatwg.org/ Complete list of specifications actively developed at the WHATWG]
* [[Web Forms 2.0]]
* [https://html.spec.whatwg.org/ HTML]
* [[Web Controls 1.0]]
* [[HTML derivatives]]
* [[HTML snapshots]]
* [[Fork tracking]]


==Communicating with the community==
==Communicating with the community==
The WHATWG community has several channels of communication:
The WHATWG community has several channels of communication:
* [http://www.whatwg.org/mailing-list Mailing lists]
* [https://whatwg.org/chat Chat]
* [http://hixietracker.blogspot.com/ Hixie Tracker]; A blog that only tracks e-mails to the WHATWG list that are written by the editor
* [http://blog.whatwg.org/ The WHATWG Blog]
* [http://blog.whatwg.org/ The blog], including [http://blog.whatwg.org/category/weekly-review Mark Pilgrim's column "Last week in HTML5"]
* [http://twitter.com/WHATWG @WHATWG] on twitter
* [http://www.w3.org/html/planet/ W3C's "HTML5 planet"]
* [http://www.whatwg.org/mailing-list Historical mailing list archives]
* [http://forums.whatwg.org/ The forum]
* [http://forums.whatwg.org/ Historical forum archives]
* [[IRC]]
* [http://lastweekinhtml5.blogspot.com/ Jean-Baptiste's "Last week in HTML5"]; A blog that highlights controversial comments on the IRC channel
* [http://wiki.whatwg.org/ This wiki]

Latest revision as of 18:18, 14 June 2021

Welcome to the WHATWG Wiki!

You can be a part of our community, making proposals for web standards. This wiki is made available for you for drafting proposals, for writing essays, for keeping track of WHATWG spec-related issues, and so forth.

Before you begin, you may wish to read our contribution guidelines. Once you are an autoconfirmed user, you may create new user accounts, by request.

Note that although we still use the wiki for some things, much activity these days is on GitHub, and so the wiki pages can be rather historical.

Quick Links

Web Developers

Spec Development

WHATWG Specifications

Communicating with the community

The WHATWG community has several channels of communication: