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WAI: Strategies, guidelines, resources to make the Web accessible to people with disabilities

[DRAFT] Using WAI Material

This is an outdated draft. The published version is at www.w3.org/WAI/about/usingWAImaterial

title idea: Permission to Use WAI Material - free!
[W3C Team email thread discussing this and later drafts]

WAI develops material to help make the web accessible to people with disabilities. We encourage you to use WAI material in different ways.

Using WAI Resources

The footer of WAI Resources tells you how the document can be used, either:

  1. Under W3C Document License ("document use") - the footer says: "W3C liability, trademark, document use and software licensing rules apply." or "Usage policies apply."
  2. Under Creative Commons License - the footer says: This work is published and licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 Unported License.

1. Under W3C Document License ("document use")

You may reproduce these documents in their entirety, without any changes or edits as specified in the the W3C Document License. This license does not allow you to modify or create derivatives of these WAI Resources.

2. Under Creative Commons License

Material under Creative Commons License (such as slides for presentations) we are happy for you to edit, change, adapt, and present under the following conditions:

Let Us Know

When you use WAI material, please let us know by sending an email to wai-eo-editors@w3.org (a publicly-archived list), or if you do not want it public send it to wai@w3.org.

For presentations, we would appreciate knowing how many people attended, what questions they had, and other information.

We welcome your feedback and suggestions to improve WAI materials, to wai-eo-editors@w3.org.

Additional Information

Referencing and Linking to WAI Guidelines and Technical Documents provides general guidance for links, along with which WCAG links to use for policies, tools support, and others.

If you have questions, please contact WAI at wai@w3.org.