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Authoring Tool Accessibility Guidelines Working Group (AUWG)

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Announcements and Meetings

ATAG 2.0 is now a W3C Candidate Recommendation. Implementing ATAG 2.0 also published as a working draft on 7 November 2013.

The members of the AUWG meet by teleconference weekly and face to face (1-2 times per year). Minutes of all meetings are recorded.


Face to face meetings:


Current Work

Recent Drafts

Authoring Tool Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 (ATAG 2.0)

Implementing ATAG 2.0

ATAG 2.0 Test Suite - not yet published

Past Work Archive:


ATAG Version 1.0

Authoring Tool Accessibility Guidelines 1.0 (ATAG 1.0) - W3C Recommendation (3 February 2000)

Techniques for Authoring Tool Accessibility Guidelines 1.0 - W3C Note (29 October 2002)

The Authoring Tool Accessibility Guidelines (ATAG) Working Group (AUWG) develops guidelines and techniques to assist authoring tool software developers to make tools, and the content that the tools generate, more accessible to people with disabilities. The Working Group Charter outlines the goals, work methods, and requirements for participation.

For consumer-oriented authoring tool information, please see Selecting and Using Authoring Tools for Web Accessibility (published by the WAI Education and Outreach working group).



Mailing Lists

Members of this working group typically subscribe to the following mailing lists:

1. AUWG Mailing List (w3c-wai-au@w3.org): For AUWG business

2. X-Tech Mailing List (wai-xtech@w3.org): For coordination across the various WAI working groups