Category: wcag

Acronym and Abbr, Referencing W3C Docs, Hiding Text Links

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Podcast #68: Accessible Twitter and News

WCAG 2.0 Checklist from WebAIM

WebAIM has recently published a valuable WCAG 2.0 Checklist—objective recommendations, or techniques, under each Success Criteria item for each Guideline. Like WCAG 2, the Guidelines are organized under the four principles: Perceivable, Operable, Understandable, and Robust. WebAIM is asking for feedback on the list.

In WebAIM’s words, the checklist is described as:

a simple checklist that presents the principles and techniques of WCAG 2.0 in a more user-friendly, understandable format

WCAG 2.0 Published as Final Recommendation!

Yes, it’s now official! At last. WCAG 2.0 has been officially published as a final Web Standard “W3C Recommendation” on December 11, 2008. For more, read the W3C blog announcement A New Era for Web Accessibility: WCAG 2.0 is Finalized.

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Podcast #67: WCAG2, events, CS4, John Slatin

Download Web Axe Episode 67 (WCAG2, events, CS4, John Slatin)

News & Events

WCAG 2.0 nearing completion

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 was published as a W3C Proposed Recommendation on 3 November 2008. This means that the technical material of WCAG 2.0 is complete and it has been implemented in real sites. The next stage is the final publication, which is expected in December 2008.

Podcasts from Accessibility Conference last spring

CS4 Accessibility

John Slatin Fund Project

Matches accessibility experts with companies wanting a brief accessibility audit of their websites. In return for the audit, site owners will contribute a minimum of $500 to help fund the medical expenses incurred by John’s family during his long illness.”

Revisiting Screen Resolution