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

[Draft] WCAG Material from WAI

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WCAG Overview

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) Overview
Starting place for background, an introduction to WCAG, and links to additional information.

WCAG 2.0 Technical Documents

How to Meet WCAG 2.0: A customizable quick reference different format
Customizable checklist includes all the WCAG 2.0 requirements including the guidelines, success criteria, and techniques. It is a key resource for designers and developers using WCAG 2.0.
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 technical report
The technical standard. It is designed to be a stable, referenceable technical document, rather than a tool for beginners.
Understanding WCAG 2.0 technical report
A detailed reference for people who want to understand the guidelines and success criteria more thoroughly.
Techniques for WCAG 2.0 technical report
Gives specific guidance for developers on how to develop accessible Web content, with code.
W3C WCAG 2.0 Conformance Logos
Logos you can put on our site to indicate that you claim it conformans to WCAG 2.0.
WCAG 2.0 Translations
Lists completed translations and in-progress translations.

WCAG 2.0 Educational Documents

The WCAG 2.0 Documents
A diagram and explanation of the WCAG 2.0 documents, explains where to go for which type of information.
WCAG 2.0 at a Glance
A summary of WCAG in one page.
Answers some frequently asked questions (FAQ) about WCAG 2.0.
WCAG 2.0 Presentations
Links to presentation materials designed for presenters covering WCAG 2.0.

WCAG 2.0 Transition Documents

How WCAG 2.0 Differs from WCAG 1.0
Describes the improvements in WCAG 2, and the difference between WCAG 1.0 Priority Checkpoints and WCAG 2.0 Level Success Criteria.
Comparison of WCAG 1.0 Checkpoints to WCAG 2.0 different format
Lists the new requirements in WCAG 2.0, and shows how each WCAG 1.0 checkpoint relates to WCAG 2.0
How to Update Your Web Site from WCAG 1.0 to WCAG 2.0
Provides detailed guidance for designers, developers, and project managers updating websites from WCAG 1.0 to WCAG 2.0

WCAG 2.0 Submission Forms

Techniques for WCAG 2.0 submission form different format
A form to submit techniques for consideration to be added to the Techniques for WCAG 2.0 document.
Instructions for Commenting on WCAG 2.0 Documents
A form for submitting comments that will be considered for updating Understanding WCAG 2.0, updating Techniques for WCAG 2.0, or for informing the next generation of accessibility standards.

Other WCAG 2.0 Documents

More WCAG 2.0 documents
Links to the implementations report, and changes summaries from previous WCAG Working Drafts.

WCAG 1.0

W3C WAI recommends using WCAG 2.0, instead of WCAG 1.0.

WCAG 1.0 Technical Documents

  1. Checklist of Checkpoints for WCAG 1.0 technical report
  2. Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0 technical report
  3. Errata in WCAG 1.0 technical report
  4. Techniques for WCAG 1.0 technical report
  5. Core Techniques for WCAG 1.0 technical report
  6. HTML Techniques for WCAG 1.0 technical report
  7. CSS Techniques for WCAG 1.0 technical report

WCAG 1.0 Educational Documents

  1. Navigating WCAG 1.0 Guidelines and Techniques Documents
  2. Quick Tips to Make Accessible Web Sites
  3. Fact Sheet for "Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0"
  4. Curriculum for WCAG 1.0 different page format
  5. W3C WCAG 1.0 Conformance Logos

W3C WAI recommends using WCAG 2.0, instead of WCAG 1.0.

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