WCAG

Web Accessibility WCAG Theme Song
All instruments and editing by David MacDonald, Camera by D. MacDonald and Armando Prini


What if I told you that the WCAG 2.0 recommendation by the W3C is 36 pages, printed? In addition, “How to Meet WCAG 2.0” is 44 pages and “Understanding WCAG 2.0” 230 pages. Not only that, but the accompanying Techniques and Failures for WCAG 2.0 is 780 pages, printed. There are approximately 400 Techniques and Failures.
Karl Groves


Web Accessibility Laws & Policies

 

W3C's Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)

  1. W3C's Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)     W3C
  2. Finding Your WAI ("way") to New Web Accessibility Resources
  3. Web Accessibility Tutorials from WAI

W3C's Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)

At  the top are the four principles of Web Accessibility. Under the principles are the 12 guidelines, a range of guidelines focusing on different types of content. Within the guidelines there are 61 detailed success criteria and lastly there are techniques that can be used to meet the success criteria.


WCAG 2.0

  1. Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 
  2. Techniques for WCAG 2.0
  3. Understanding WCAG 2.0

WCAG 2.1

  1. Intopia Launches WCAG 2.1 Map
    1.  downloadable in digital format as a PDF
  2. Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.1—for People Who Haven’t Read the Update (3 December 2018)
  3. WCAG 2.1 Guidelines Explained with Examples
  4. What's New with WCAG 2.1 - Andrew Macpherson (Accessibility Talks - Jun 2018 YouTube 56:05)
  5. The WCAG 2.1 Update: A Brief Look at What’s Changed
  6. Understanding WCAG 2.1 (deque)
    1. Reviewing Low Vision Success Criteria
    2. Reviewing Cognitive Success Criteria
    3. Reviewing Mobile Success Criteria
  7. STANDARDS AND LAWS: Upgrading from WCAG 2.0 to 2.1 Local
  8. W3C Issues Improved Accessibility Guidance for Websites and Applications (5 June 2018)
    1. Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 expands provisions for mobile, low vision, and cognitive and learning disabilities; international uptake in progress.
  9. Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.1 First Public Working Draft  (28 February 2017 )
    1. accessibility on mobile devices
    2. users with low vision
    3. users with cognitive or learning disabilities
  10. Understanding WCAG 2.1:
    1. A History of WCAG
    2. What to Expect
  11. Quick Guide to WCAG 2.1 - First Public Working Draft
  12. WCAG 2.1 under exploration, comments requested by 1 November
  13. WCAG 2.1 – What challenges face accessibility auditors?

WCAG 3 Silver Ag

  1. What Comes After WCAG 2.1? Silver?
  2. WCAG 2.1: What is Next for Accessibility Guidelines
  3. What Comes after WCAG? Jeanne Spellman on W3C’s “Project Silver”

WCAG 2 Information

  1. How to Meet the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0  (Luke McGrath)
  2. How to Meet WCAG 2.0
  3. Interactive WCAG 2.0
    1. vigetlabs/interactive-wcag
    2. Accessibility Guidelines: The Checklist
  4. Web Content Accessibility Guidelines—for People Who Haven't Read Them
  5. WCAG 2 at a Glance
  6. WCAG Next 
  7. W3C Cheatsheet: Accessibility: WCAG2 at a Glance
  8. WCAG 2 - Don't Panic
  9. Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0     Checklist of Checkpoints
  10. What are WCAG Success Criteria? (and 10 tips on how to write them)
  11. WCAG is not scary anymore - A progressive approach to Website Accessibility
  12. WCAG Next
  13. Mobile Accessibility: How WCAG 2.0 and Other W3C/WAI Guidelines Apply to Mobile
  14. David's 2002 WCAG page
  15. Web Accessibility Tutorials - Guidance on how to create websites that meet WCAG

WCAG vs Section 508

  1. "Compliance with the updated Section 508 Standardsis not required until January 18, 2018"
    About the ICT Refresh
  2. Comparison Table of WCAG 2.0 to Existing 508 Standards (United States Access Board)
  3. Section 508 Web Standards and WCAG Priority 1 Checkpoints A Side-by-side Comparison
  4. What is the difference between the WAI guidelines and the Section 508 standards for Web accessibility?

WCAG Checklists, Best Practice

Accessibility Conformance Testing

WCAG-EM: Website Accessibility Conformance Evaluation Methodology

Section 508 Checklists, Best Practice, etc.

Section 504

Conformance

WCAG 96.7 FM

   


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