What are web standards?

From Joomla! Documentation

Revision as of 22:46, 6 September 2008 by Ingxiong (Talk | contribs)

(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)

Web Standards are documents or compilation of documents that contain definition of technologies or guidance for defining technologies related to the world wide web. These documents ensure compatibility and accessibility among the competing technologies created by many vendors and ensure that anyone who is willing to build or use a technology according to the standards will not be forced to select a proprietary platform. The most prominent issuer of web standards is the World Wide Web Consortium