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. For related introductory information, see: Mobile Web, Scripting and Ajax.
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.
This document specifies best practices for the development and delivery of Web applications on mobile devices.
mobileOK Basic assesses basic usability, efficiency and interoperability for Web content delivered to mobile devices.
The Mobile Web Best Practices specificies best practices for delivering Web content to mobile devices, with a principal objective to improve the user experience.
The purpose of this document is to help people understand the current challenges of deploying development-oriented services on mobile phones, evaluate existing technologies, and identify the most promising directions to lower the barriers of developing, deploying and accessing services on mobile phones and thereby creating an enabling environment for more social-oriented services to appear.
This document supplements the Mobile Web Best Practices 1.0 by providing additional evaluatio ns of conformance to Best Practice statements and by providing additional interpret ations of these statements.
The mobileOK scheme allows content providers to promote their content as being suitable for use on very basic mobile devices.
The Scope of Mobile Web Best Practices identifies the nature of problems that made the Web unattractive for most mobile users, and outlines the scope of work that needed to be undertaken.
HTML 4.0 Guidelines for Mobile Access represents one of the early attempt at developing guidelines to make Web content useful on mobile devices.
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 specification defines several new DOM event types that provide information about the physical orientation and motion of a hosting device.