Silver News Archive

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  • The name of the Silver project will be W3C Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 3.0. This name reflects both the intention to expand beyond Web Content, while maintaining the familiar name of WCAG. (March 2020)
  • The Silver Task Force and Community Group met virtually for the Face to Face meeting which was originally scheduled to precede the CSUN Assistive Technology conference. March Agenda and Minutes. (10 March 2020)
  • The Silver Task Force and Community Group met for a virtual face to face meeting to work on issues around conformance. May Agenda and Minutes (7 May 2020)


  • (10 September 2019) The W3C charter for the Accessibility Guidelines Working Group (AGWG) is sent to the W3C membership for a vote. This includes formal permission to begin work on Silver on W3C Recommendation Track. Preliminary work on Silver has been done as a joint effort of the Silver Community Group and the Silver Task Force of the AGWG. Deadline for member voting is 8 October 2019.
  • (6 September 2019) The Silver Task Force and Community Group will be meeting at the annual W3C TPAC meeting on September 16 & 17 in Fukouka Japan. Meeting agenda and remote participation information.
  • (6 June 2019) Silver Requirements (Phase 2) accepted by Accessibility Guidelines Working Group. Call for Consensus email.
  • (13 March 2019) Presentation at CSUN Assistive Technology Conference on "Future of Accessibility Guidelines for Web and ICT"
  • (12 March 2019) Silver Community Group met Face to Face (F2F) at the CSUN Assistive Technology Conference in Anaheim, CA.
    • The Silver group presented the second phase of Silver Requirements and the Silver Status Update 1Q 2019 to the Accessibility Guidelines Working Group (AGWG).
    • The Silver group gave a similar status presentation to the Education and Outreach Working Group and held a small group meeting with members of EOWG to work on a live example of using Plain Language for WCAG 2.1 guidance.
    • The group worked on project planning and WCAG Content Migration strategy.
    • See the meeting minutes for details.
    • Thank you to Pearson for donating the AV and food, and to the CSUN conference for donating the space.