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Strategies, standards, and supporting resources to help you make the Web more accessible to people with disabilities.


The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) develops international standards for the Web: HTML, CSS, and many more.


The W3C Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) develops standards and support materials to help you understand and implement accessibility.


You can use W3C WAI resources to make your websites, applications, and other digital creations more accessible and usable to everyone.


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Job Opening: Accessibility Specialist


W3C is seeking an Accessibility Specialist to work on digital accessibility standards and supporting materials. This is a unique opportunity to contribute to the vision of an accessible digital future. Please see details in Accessibility Specialist job posting.

WCAG 2.2 Update, August 2023


W3C expects to publish Web Content Accessibility Guidelines WCAG 2.2 as a “W3C Recommendation” web standard in 2023. We are addressing new comments that we received in August 2023. Depending how that goes, the final publication could be in September or later in 2023. For the latest up-to-date information, check What’s New in WCAG 2.2 - Status, Timeline, Changes.

For Review: Guidance on Applying WCAG 2.2 to Non-Web ICT (WCAG2ICT)


Guidance on Applying WCAG 2.2 to Non-Web Information and Communications Technologies (WCAG2ICT) is available as a Draft Note. This document is a first draft update to the previous WCAG2ICT Note that provided guidance on applying WCAG 2.0 to non-web documents and software. This updated draft includes guidance for WCAG 2.1 success criteria and glossary terms. We will add guidance for WCAG 2.2 success criteria in upcoming drafts. For an introduction, see the WCAG2ICT Overview.

WCAG 2.2 final web standard expected in 2023


WCAG 2.2 is now a W3C ‘Proposed Recommendation’. Proposed Recommendation means that W3C accepted it and W3C Members vote on publishing the document as a ‘W3C Recommendation’ web standard. The voting ends on 19 August. WCAG 2.2 might be ready to publish soon after that, or additional W3C Member input could require more work. To learn more and get up-to-date information, see What’s New in WCAG 2.2.

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