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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]] — '''[[Reviewing HTML5|Help us review HTML5!]]
* [[What you can do]] — '''[[Reviewing|Review our work!]]
* [[Authoring|Using HTML 5 in your Web site]]
* [[:Category:Implementations|Implementations]]
* [[Presentations]]
 
==Web Developers==
* [[Authoring|Using HTML in your Web site]]
* [[Presentational elements and attributes]]
* [[Presentational elements and attributes]]
* [[HTML vs. XHTML]]
* [[HTML vs. XHTML]]
* [[HTML5 Presentations]]
 
* [[Issue Discussion]]
==Spec Development==
* [[Feature Proposals]]
* [[Best Practices for Implementors]]
* [[Spec coordination]]
* [[:Category:Spec coordination|Spec coordination]]
* [[IDE]]
* [[:Category:Proposals|Proposals]]
* [[:Category:Registries|Registries]]
* [[New Features Awaiting Implementation Interest]]
* [[Testsuite]]
* [[Testsuite]]
* [https://whatwg.org/style-guide Style Guide]


==WHATWG Specifications==
==WHATWG Specifications==
* [[HTML5]]
* [https://spec.whatwg.org/ Complete list of specifications actively developed at the WHATWG]
* [[Web Workers]]
* [https://html.spec.whatwg.org/ HTML]
* See also [[FAQ#What_are_the_various_versions_of_the_spec.3F|What are the various versions of the spec?]] in the FAQ.
* [[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://blog.whatwg.org/ The blog], including [http://blog.whatwg.org/category/whats-next Mark Pilgrim's column "What's next in HTML5"]
* [http://blog.whatwg.org/ The WHATWG Blog]
* [http://www.w3.org/html/planet/ W3C's "HTML5 planet"]
* [http://twitter.com/WHATWG @WHATWG] on twitter
* [http://forums.whatwg.org/ The forum]
* [http://www.whatwg.org/mailing-list Historical mailing list archives]
* [[IRC]]
* [http://forums.whatwg.org/ Historical forum archives]
* [http://wiki.whatwg.org/ This wiki]
 
== Research and data ==
Research pertaining to and data on publishing behavior for various bits of markup, used to help drive decisions made in/for HTML5 for specific elements and attributes.
 
* [[timed tracks]]
* [[cite]]
* [[time]]
* [[charset]]
* [[summary]]

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: