WCAG 2 Translations

Types of Translations

W3C provides two types of translations:

WCAG 2.1 Completed and Planned Translations

Language Translations available Notes and e-mail notifications
Chinese (Simplified) Authorized Translation — notification of intent for Chinese Authorized Translation of WCAG 2.1 (11 June 2018)
French Authorized Translation — notification of intent for French Authorized Translation of WCAG 2.1 (13 June 2018)
Italian Authorized Translation — notification of intent for Italian Authorized Translation of WCAG 2.1 (11 June 2018)
Portuguese Authorized Translation — notification of intent for Brazilian Portuguese Authorized Translation of WCAG 2.1 (25 June 2018)
Slovak Authorized Translation — notification of intent for Slovak Authorized Translation of WCAG 2.1 (27 June 2018)

WCAG 2.0 Completed and Planned Translations

Language Translations available Notes and e-mail notifications
Arabic Arabic Candidate Authorized Translation of WCAG 2.0 for review until 25 April 2013 Authorized Translation — notification of intent for Arabic Authorized Translation of WCAG 2.0 (12 September 2010)
Belarusian Belarusian unofficial translation of WCAG 2.0 completed -
Catalan Catalan Authorized Translation of WCAG 2.0 completed -
Chinese (Simplified) Chinese Authorized Translation of WCAG 2.0 completed -
Croatian - Unofficial translation — notification of intent for Croatian unofficial translation of WCAG 2.0 (20 November 2009)
Czech - Authorized Translation — launch of Czech Authorized Translation of WCAG 2.0 (15 October 2010)
Danish Danish Authorized Translation of WCAG 2.0 completed -
Dutch Dutch Authorized Translation of WCAG 2.0 completed -
Estonian Estonian Authorized Translation of WCAG 2.0 completed -
Finnish Finnish Authorized Translation of WCAG 2.0 completed -
French
German German Authorized Translation of WCAG 2.0 completed German unofficial translations of other WCAG 2.0 documents
Greek - on-going discussion with potential translators
Hebrew Hebrew unofficial translation of WCAG 2.0 completed -
Hindi - Authorized Translation — notification of intent for Hindi Authorized Translation of WCAG 2.0 (21 May 2009)
Hungarian Hungarian unofficial translation of WCAG 2.0 completed -
Italian Italian Authorized Translation of WCAG 2.0 completed -
Japanese Japanese unofficial translation of WCAG 2.0 completed Authorized Translation — notification of intent for Japanese Authorized Translation of WCAG 2.0 (22 March 2009)
Korean Korean unofficial translation of WCAG 2.0 completed Authorized Translation — notification of intent for Korean Authorized Translation of WCAG 2.0 (30 January 2009)
Lithuanian   Unofficial translation — notification of intent for Lithuanian unofficial translation of WCAG 2.0 (6 September 2011)
Macedonian - Authorized Translation — notification of intent for Macedonian Authorized Translation of WCAG 2.0
Norwegian Norwegian Authorized Translation of WCAG 2.0 completed -
Polish Polish Candidate Authorized Translation of WCAG 2.0 for review until 30 June 2013 Authorized Translation — notification of intent for Polish Authorized Translation of WCAG 2.0 (8 March 2010)
Portuguese (European and Brazilian)
Romanian - Unofficial translation — notification of intent for Romanian unofficial translation of WCAG 2.0 (20 January 2010)
Russian Russian Authorized Translation of WCAG 2.0 completed -
Spanish
Swedish Swedish Authorized Translation of WCAG 2.0 completed -

More Information

For more information on WCAG, see the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) Overview.

Lists of other translsations are available: Translations of all W3C Documents, Translations of WAI Documents, Search for all W3C Translations.

Information about translating W3C resources is provided in W3C Translations and Translating WAI Documents.

All W3C translations, including translations of WCAG 2.0, should be announced to the W3C Translators List (public archive) to facilitate collaboration and to avoid duplication of effort.

For additional information about WCAG translations, contact Shadi Abou-Zahra shadi@w3.org.

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