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Pages No tags Needs* tags Missing tags Editorial reviews Technical reviews Outdated pages Dev-doc-needed bugs Documentation requests
204 0 (0%) 16 (8%) 0 (0%) 8 (4%) 18 (9%) 2 (1%) 6 (3%) 40 (20%)

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Needs* tags

Found 16 pages. Learn more about how to deal with meta-tags.

Editorial reviews

Found 8 pages. Learn more about how to do an editorial review.

Technical reviews

Found 18 pages. Learn more about how to do a technical review.

Outdated pages

Found 2 pages. These pages haven't been updated in over a year. Outdated pages can have problems with both content and format. Look at these pages and consider: Is this page talking about the Web of today? Does it look consistent with newer pages in this topic area? If not, make any needed changes.

Dev-doc-needed bugs

Found 6 bugs. Learn more about how to resolve a dev-doc-needed bug.

Bug Summary Release
640953 Apply spec changes to <progress> (if needed) ---
946398 Flip the pref to enable <input type=number> mozilla29
930277 Flip the pref to enable <input type=color> for Linux/Gtk, Windows and Mac OS mozilla28
261037 overflow property not implemented on fieldset mozilla27
884332 Limit <input type='email'>'s value to have labels of 63 chars max mozilla26
717181 Make <fieldset> invalid if they contain an invalid form control mozilla26

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Documentation requests

Found 40 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
521391 [HTML5] Provide a dev doc explaining how to avoid speculation failures
861235 [meta] Clean up the <input> doc (<input type="..."> etc)
866430 Documentation for the <input type=time> implementation
866440 Documentation for the <input type=date> implementation
866457 Documentation for the <input type=number> implementation
945041 need a devmo page on favicon guidance
961626 Document members of GlobalEventHandlers mixin
974432 Create a page about URL encoding
1050937 [META] Thoroughly document HTML <picture> element
1214587 Get rid of .htmlelt in fr pages
1214589 Remove the Christmas tree decoration in en-US HTML reference pages
1244093 html input prop autocomplete with random string doesn't disable autocomplete in chrome 47
1247613 Document rel=noopener
1249360 Hey, I was just going through the CSS Tutorial and found that at the end of it, there was a link to SVG and CSS which was already covered. So I guess it might have put wrongly there. If possible please change the link. Thanks
1255429 Implicit sectioning example incorrect
1256957 HTML forms guide normative reference links to a page that no longer exists
1276005 clarify value attribute in <button> tag
1279180 The HTML element reference for object says 'permitted content' is deviceid elements, not param elements as elsewhere stated. Am I wrong, or is it?
1283815 Move HTML compat data to a JSON DB
1285799 HTMLIFrameElement lists a lot of Firefox OS specific methods
1298625 Date and Time picker tutorial link on <input type="date"> page goes to Buttons tutorial instead.
1304356 Document autocomplete event
1320478 Documentation for HTML <meta> element: typo in Notes for 'name' attribute
1321351 Write docs about
1332072 Missing documentation for <rb> element
1343246 In the HTML reference documentation, on the '<input>' page, there are links on each '<input> type= ' option. The link for 'range' type is broken.
1347702 "text" type input element - page not present when followed link from input element page
1367509 Broken Link: Radio Buttons link from Checkbox page
1368863 Create docs for <input type="radio">
1370014 Sample event handling of drag event is just bad example of coding practices
1371265 Create article for <input type="time">
1377788 In Html tutorial, under "HTML table basics/School timetable" <col style="width:42px"> not working in Htnl5
1379971 Missing Documentation (dead links) for Shadow DOM
1387437 Impact of the lang attribute/localization on the different form types isn't documented
1387787 using minlength on a form element
1392735 Replace English specific pronoun table with easier to translate example.
1398372 Need a guide to HTML templates
1399818 Missing link to doucment.load
1402619 Location header with 201 response
1406893 Create page: HTML forms

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af 185 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
bn-BD 185 44 (23%) 8 (18%)
ca 185 14 (7%) 1 (7%)
de 185 94 (50%) 34 (36%)
es 185 159 (85%) 68 (42%)
fa 185 8 (4%) 2 (25%)
fr 204 203 (99%) 201 (99%)
it 185 45 (24%) 4 (8%)
ja 197 172 (87%) 22 (12%)
kab 184 2 (1%) 1 (50%)
ko 185 118 (63%) 17 (14%)
nl 185 10 (5%) 2 (20%)
pl 185 49 (26%) 3 (6%)
pt-BR 197 103 (52%) 13 (12%)
pt-PT 185 6 (3%) 0 (0%)
ro 185 4 (2%) 0 (0%)
ru 183 38 (20%) 17 (44%)
zh-CN 197 180 (91%) 73 (40%)
zh-TW 185 22 (11%) 10 (45%)

The <picture> project

HTML has defined the way to deal with responsive images and similar image selections problems. Mainly they decided to add a new element, <picture>, and a new srcset attribute.

 Project plan


Tagging standard

  • TBD

Other tasks to do

  • TBD

Tutorial to-do list

  • TBD

Notes for translators

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