Recommendations for writing HTML
Updated in July of 2022
Work in progress, check back later =)
This webpage is written with the intention of making the visitor's experience
to your site, at the very least, a painless one; to highlight that writing good
HTML is a matter of proper style, accessibility
and standards adherence.
We will start off by reviewing the history of the Web from the perspective
of the vendors that have come and gone over the years.
Style guides and good practices
All these links have very valuable information! I suggest going through it
Static site generators
These programs make writing HTML pages easier with macros, templating and
- HSC ("HTML Sucks Completely")
A HTML preprocessor. Likely the oldest one which is still very
useful today, written originally for AmigaOS 3 in the 1990s, in ANSI C.
This website uses HSC to build its contents!
Therefore, I have decided to make a local mirror of HSC's
Git history, as well as its
Written for Psyke.org (a website on
self-injury information and support) around 2003 in Perl.
("The Nano-markdown Compiler")
This was written for Shadow Wiki by its author. It has an unique webography
feature. Overall it has refreshingly simplistic functionality, and it seems
to work out well for Shadow Wiki.