WCAG 2.0 Guide
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 defines how to make Web content more accessible to people with disabilities.
- Accessibility involves a wide range of disabilities, including visual, auditory, physical, speech, cognitive, language, learning, and neurological disabilities.
- They are not able to address the needs of people with all types, degrees, and combinations of disability.
- These guidelines also make Web content more usable by older individuals with changing abilities due to aging and often improve usability for users in general.
- WCAG 2.0 creates the foundation for a new level of standardization of web accessibility around the world. Its practical and well documented guidelines will allow web participants in many countries to evolve from a disparate set of practices to a unified approach to web accessibility for all.
WCAG is primarily intended for:
- Web content developers (page authors, site designers, etc.)
- Web authoring tool developers
- Web accessibility evaluation tool developers
- Others who want or need a standard for web accessibility
- Cooperatively developed international standard
- Applies to more advanced technologies
- Clearer criteria
- Flexible, adaptable
- Practical implementation examples and info
More information visit http://www.w3.org/TR/UNDERSTANDING-WCAG20
Last modified: Thursday, 12 December 2013, 2:36 PM