Combining the power of the Web with the strengths of mobiles devices.

W3C’s mission includes ensuring that the Web be available on as many kind of devices as possible. With the surge of powerful mobile devices in the past few years, the role of the Web as a platform for content, applications and services on these devices is increasingly important.

Standards for mobile Web applications

W3C accompanies this growth with its ongoing work in the following areas:

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For Developers

Mobile Web Best Practices flipcards Mobile Web Application Best Practices summary cards

Mobile Web Developer’s corner, mobileOK checker

Upcoming W3C mobile Web online training courses - on W3DevCampus:

  1. [12 Nov-23 Dec 12] - Mobile Web 1: Best Practices - register now!
  2. [12 Nov-23 Dec 12] - El curso también está disponible en español: Buenas Practicas en Web Móvil - registrate aqui!
  3. [7 Jan-17 Feb 13] - Mobile Web 2: Applications - early bird rate until 8 Dec., so register soon.

Get Involved!

Get your voice heard: get your company to become a W3C Member, and join the relevant Working Groups.

Check out also the exploratory work of the Speech API Community Group that promises to bring speech-based interactions to mobile browsers, or the Responsive Images Community Group that looks at serving images adapted to the characteristics of the devices. And don’t miss the Core Mobile Community Group that is developing profiles of Web technologies that browsers are expected to support for Web applications on mobile.

Check your site / your browser

Web Compatibility Test v1 How does your mobile browser fare in the Web Compatibility Test version 1 and version 2?

Contact: Dominique Hazael-Massieux
W3C’s work on mobile Web is supported by European Union funded projects: MobiWebApp Project, Webinos Project