Standards-based web technologies

The World Wide Web Consortium, commonly known as the W3C, is a body of international experts that develops technological specifications and recommendations for web developers in order to establish common interoperable standards.

The W3C standards-based technologies employed on our web sites include XHTML 1.0 Strict for structural representation of content and CSS Level 2 for presentational styling of content. Presentation means layout, fonts, colors, and other design elements.

The use of these standards and technologies allows our web sites to work with the widest variety of

  • web browsers such as Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Internet Explorer, Apple Safari, Opera, Lynx, etc.,
  • screen sizes such as 1024×768, small screens on cellular phones, personal digital assistants (PDAs), etc.,
  • connection speeds such as dial-up modems, DSL, cable modems, wireless, etc.,
  • specialized applications such as voice browsers and web technologies used by people with disabilities (such as blindness, color-blindness, low vision, motor disabilities, etc.)