TEI Lite is a specific customization of the TEI tagset, designed to meet “90% of the needs of 90% of the TEI user community”. Due to its simplicity and the fact that it can be learned with relative ease, has been widely adopted, particularly by beginners and by big institutional projects that rely on large teams of encoders to markup their documents.

The current version of is derived from the P5 version of the Guidelines. It is available in the following formats:

Legacy versions of TEI Lite