Conceived in 1994, the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) is an international community of member organizations that articulates web standards and guidelines so that websites look and work the same way for everyone. Its mission is to develop standards, web languages, protocols, and guidelines that ensure the web’s long-term growth.
W3C develops these technical blueprints and guidelines through several processes and then generate standards, which are also known as recommendations. These standards are therefore important to ensure the web works equally well for everyone, regardless of their location or technology.
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