Web Components

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Web Components are a set of features that provide a standard component model for the Web allowing for encapsulation and interoperability of individual HTML elements. Primary technologies used to create them include: Custom Elements: APIs to define new HTML elements Shadow DOM: encapsulated DOM and styling, with composition HTML Templates: HTML fragments that are not rendered, but stored until instantiated via JavaScript


subtopic of HTML

Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) is the standard markup language for documents designed to be display...

parent of Custom Elements

One of the key features of the Web Components standard is the ability to create custom elements that...

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treated in Web Components | MDN

Web Components is a suite of different technologies allowing you to create reusable custom elements —...

treated in How we use Web Components at GitHub

GitHub has long been a proponent of Web Components. Here's how we use them.