StandardWeb is an Accessible CMS

StandardWebView this image in original resolution: StandardWeb 2.9 Box is a Content Management System (CMS) focused on accessibility.

StandardWeb generates webpages in compliance with W3C Standards.

Any webpage is conformant to these W3C Recommendation:

  • The markup language is Valid XHTML 1.0 Strict
  • The CSS used to implement graphic layout is Valid CSS 2.1 as well
  • The pages' content is WCAG 2.0 Level A (minimum) compliant

The CMS is totally responsible for the first two points; the third point is on editor's responsibility but the software makes a lot of tests to help the author to create a conformant webpage.

Furthermore StandardWeb is helpfull in many typical scenarios implementing these features:

  • Complete control over all content inside the website
  • User interface customization via Cascade Style Sheet (CSS)
  • Unlimited nested categories inside parent categories
  • Unlimited articles inside each categories providing file attach, images, youtube videos, in compliance with XHTML 1.0 Strict.
  • Unlimited Users each one with his custom profile for each category or article
  • Unlimited Groups of users to simplify the website management inside different areas.

StandardWeb, a Web Content Management System in compliance with standard.

StandardWeb was born in 2008 during the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)2.0 Implementation Report, now a W3C Recommendation.

W3C asked to implement the accessibility guidelines in any area of interest to perform a test on the rules. Alessandro Miele took part in the implementation report building StandardWeb

StandardWeb has been written in VB.Net and then ported in C# and developed using Microsoft Asp.Net.

The aim of StandardWeb is to generate webpages in compliance with the W3C Standards.

All the pages are compliant to the XHTML 1.0 Strict directive and at the moment this implementation aims to be compliant to the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines WCAG 2.0.

If you need other information, or if you want to share with us some ideas, please, write us at

Important note for WCAG 2.0 Implementation Report

Even if this website is in conformance with WCAG 2.0, it is not the one implemented during the WCAG 2.0 Implementation Report.

If you come from the W3C StandardWeb page probably you are looking for the original website.

The original website tested by W3C is available for download here for any purpose.


Who would like to use StandardWeb?

StandardWeb is useful in a wide range of scenarios.

If you need a personal website to show on Internet your last work, but you have short time to manage its structure, to design the layout and to update contents, StandardWeb can help you simplifying your iterative job.

If your Company wants an information area to advertise new products, a documents sharing area for employees, and a blog area for the customers, StandardWeb can help you to organize content in separated areas and let you to assign different permissions to each group for each area.

If you want a wide portal for your school offering space for each classroom and its teachers, everyone linked with each other and if you also want a sharing space for students, StandardWeb can let you to manage all the needed complex taxonomy.

If you want a website accessible to impaired people, using assistive technologies, a website generally usable regardless the user's browsing system and you don't want to spend your time writing webpages from scratch, StandardWeb generates webpage in compliance with W3C Standards.

If you are not a developer or if you don't feel comfortable with personal computer, internet, and so on, but you need for any reason a website, you could evaluate the use of StandardWeb: it's really very simple to use.

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