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30 years on from introducing the Web to the World

On 6 August 1991, Tim Berners-Lee posted information about his WorldWideWeb project to the public and introduced the Web to the world. “Try it“, Tim noted in his message – and since then, billions of people have. Think about how often you use the Web. Aren’t you surprised at how essential the Web is to […]

WCAG 3 FPWD Published

The Accessibility Guidelines Working Group (AG WG) announces the First Public Working Draft of W3C Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 3.0. This is the first of many drafts, and the document is not expected to advance to W3C Recommendation for a few more years. In this planned major revision of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines, we want […]

What are your #webstories?

Starting today, we celebrate the 25th anniversary of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C). Sir Tim Berners-Lee, our Director and the inventor of the World Wide Web, founded the Web Consortium on this day, 1 October 1994 to ensure the long-term growth of the Web, and since then, we have worked to create a Web […]

Diversity at W3C: 2019 update; launch of TPAC Diversity Fund

There is increasing awareness of the need for greater diversity in the tech field. We would like W3C to be a model of supporting diversity. W3C stakeholders have established a TPAC Diversity Fund. As an international organization, we see the immense value we gain from having greater diversity and expertise from across multiple countries and […]

APA Announces Pronunciation Task Force

Would you like to help the web do a better job pronouncing content for users who rely on text to speech (TTS)? All persons interested in making TTS more effective on the web are cordially invited to join the newly created Pronunciation Task Force in the accessible Platform Architectures (APA) Working Group. Correct pronunciation is […]