Links for i18n WG participants

This page points to useful information for participants in the i18n WG, and especially for new participants.

Use the project radar to orientate yourself and get an overview of what we're working on, and how it fits together. Then use this page to find useful links as you explore further.

Current projects & news

Project RADAR
An overview of current activity, grouped by work area. This would normally be your starting point for getting to know the work of the Working Group (WG).
i18n home page
@webi18n on twitter
i18n WG tracker
Tracks issues raised against documents we are developing, or those developed by task forces.

Layout requirements

International text layout and typography index
Index of requirements for text layout.
Type samples
Samples of layout features in the wild.
Layout issue tracker
Tracks requests for information, spec issues and browser bugs.
Current layout work

Spec reviews

How to do a review
Step-by-step guidelines about how to raise review comments.
Review radar
Upcoming and ongoing reviews by the i18n WG.
Review comment tracker
Review comments we are tracking.
Spec review checklist
Do's and dont's, with links to explanations and examples, and links to useful documents. Use this as your source of ideas and information when starting a review.

Education & outreach

Authoring HTML & CSS
Do's and dont's, with links to explanations and examples, and links to useful documents.
Authoring SVG & XML
These are less well developed than the HTML/CSS version. We welcome volunteers to improve them.
Article list
A short-cut to the articles and tutorials the W3C i18n WG produces.
Article development pipeline
See what educational material we're currently working on, and what's out for review.


i18n checker
Run your pages through this checker to see if there are any issues.
Language subtag lookup
Find or check language tags and subtags. Uses the latest BCP47 data.
Other tools
Review comments we are tracking.


i18n test suite
Test results with links to the tests themselves.

Tech reports

Documents in TR space
ie. under