Getting Started with Internationalization

Resources for content authors who are new to Web internationalization, to help them get started with the topic.

For a general introduction to internationalization and an overview of the work of the W3C Internationalization Activity, see:

Basic concepts & definitions

The following articles of general interest define key terminology.

Introductory articles

Gentle introductions to various internationalization topics.


Pages that point to other articles, to take you to the next level of understanding.

Taking it further

To further develop your knowledge and encounter other topics we recommend the following.