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API: WebSockets documentation status

This page tracks ongoing documentation work in the MDN WebSockets section. Feel free to contribute!

Note: This list is not yet complete as proper tagging of API pages is still to be done.


Pages Needs* tags Missing tags Editorial reviews Technical reviews Outdated pages Missing pages Dev-doc-needed bugs Documentation requests
7 3 (43%) 0 (0%) 1 (15%) 2 (29%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 8 (115%) 2 (29%)

See also localization status of this section.

Needs* tags

Found 3 pages. Learn more about how to deal with meta-tags.

Editorial reviews

Found 1 pages. Learn more about how to do an editorial review.

Technical reviews

Found 2 pages. Learn more about how to do a technical review.

Dev-doc-needed bugs

Found 8 bugs. Learn more about how to resolve a dev-doc-needed bug.

Bug Summary Release
792831 Implement WebSocket compression extension mozilla37
1091016 Pref network.websocket.enabled is no longer reasonable mozilla36
666349 Update WebSocket API to latest draft mozilla11
695635 tracking bug: unprefix WebSockets mozilla11
664284 Add HSTS support for websockets mozilla11
676439 Implement Binary Messages for Websockets mozilla11
710964 No longer dispatch incoming WebSocket messages in CLOSING state mozilla11
640003 WebSockets - upgrade to ietf-07 mozilla6

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Documentation requests

Found 2 bugs. Documentation request bugs can contain various kinds work related to MDN pages. Read through the bug and ask questions in the bug if in doubt.

Bug Summary
664347 Document WebSocket preferences
1286617 Document WebSocket.onmessage

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Please help us to localize this documentation into different languages. Read more about how to translate.

Language Pages Translated Translations up to date
fr 7 4 (57%) 0 (0%)
ko 6 3 (50%) 3 (100%)
ru 7 3 (42%) 1 (33%)


Tagging standard

  • Grouping tag is: "WebSockets"

Other tasks to do

  • TBD

Tutorial to-do list

  • TBD

Notes for translators

Any notes here? Where do we expect updates, so that localizers don't translate and update too often?


The interfaces defined in the following specifications are tracked by this status page:

Specification Status Comment
The WebSocket API Candidate Recommendation  

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Document Tags and Contributors

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 Last updated by: jswisher,