Web standards is a collection of technologies developed for the internet by the W3C. The idea behind web standards is for a common set of standardised technologies to be used across the internet so that solutions are developed in a non-proprietary, platform independent way. In the case of designing and developing web sites, a common set of technologies has been adopted by the web development community. These include the following:
This web site has been developed using these standards in accordance with the latest accessibility guidelines.
The benefits of developing with web standards include:
The following links give more information about web standards and web site accessibility: