This page summarizes the relationships among specifications, whether they are finished standards or drafts. Below, each title links to the most recent version of a document.
W3C Recommendations have been reviewed by W3C Members, by software developers, and by other W3C groups and interested parties, and are endorsed by the Director as Web Standards. Learn more about the W3C Recommendation Track.
Group Notes are not standards and do not have the same level of W3C endorsement.
Describes a method for declaring inert DOM subtrees in HTML and manipulating them to instantiate document fragments with identical contents
Below are draft documents: Last Call Drafts, other Working Drafts . Some of these may become Web Standards through the W3C Recommendation Track process. Others may be published as Group Notes or become obsolete specifications.
This document describes the method for enabling the author to define and use new types of DOM elements in a document.
Describes a method of establishing and maintaining functional boundaries between DOM subtrees and how these subtrees interact with each other within a document tree.
This document defines a way to include and reuse HTML documents in other HTML documents.
These specifications have either been superseded by others, or have been abandoned. They remain available for archival purposes, but are not intended to be used.