The objective of the Accessibility Conformance Testing (ACT) Task Force is to evolve and maintain a repository of ACT Rules for WCAG 2, to promote a unified interpretation among different web accessibility test tools and methodologies. ACT Rules conform to the ACT Rules Format 1.0 to document different testing practices. The ACT TF reviews ACT Rules, and present them to AGWG when they meet stringent quality criteria. AGWG may publish such ACT Rules as non-normative W3C resources, as part of the supplemental guidance for WCAG 2.
Elected members of the Advisory Board
This task force explores gaps in African language support on the Web and in eBooks, and documents requirements.
This task force explores gaps in Arabic and Persian language support on the Web and in eBooks, and documents requirements.
The ARIA Authoring Practices task force to develop WAI-ARIA Authoring Practices, which describes considerations that might not be evident to most authors from the WAI-ARIA specification alone and recommends approaches to make widgets, navigation, and behaviors accessible using WAI-ARIA roles, states, and properties.
Coordination for editors of ARIA specifications
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W3C Board Directors. This group only includes the Directors (i.e. without the Officers or support staff).
The W3C Board Finance Committee assists the Board in fulfilling its oversight responsibilities to hold the Consortium to account regarding:
- On-going financial viability;
- Financial budgets and the availability of all analysis relevant to Consortium finances;
- Internal controls and financial/accounting processes;
- Accuracy and timeliness of financial statements.
Learn more in its charter.
The W3C Board Governance Committee:
- Ensures that the governance structures and processes for the Consortium (including the Board) are appropriate and documented.;
- Reviews and recommends changes to governing documents (including Bylaws) as needed, and oversees implementation of such changes;
- Reviews any agreements, contracts, etc. that come to the Board for approval, and makes recommendations;
- Makes recommendations for Director appointments;
- Helps ensure that there are enough candidates to fill the vacant seats for Board election;
- Recommend a policy for inviting non-Directors to Board committees;
- Oversees the governance of the W3C as a global collaboration between Members, Partners, and other contributors.
Learn more in its charter.
W3C Board Officers. This group only includes the Officers, including the President, Treasurer, and Secretary of the Board.
This group allows a network of experts to share information about gaps and requirements for support of Simplified and Traditional Chinese on the Web and in eBooks.
The Cognitive and Learning Disabilities Accessibility Task Force will develop draft proposed guidance and techniques to make web content, content authoring, and user agent implementation accessible and more useable by people with cognitive and learning disabilities.
This task force explores gaps in Ethiopic script support on the Web and in eBooks, and documents requirements.
This task force explores gaps in European language support on the Web and in eBooks, and documents requirements.
FAST TF is to develop the FAST to collect user and functional needs, develop guidance to meet those needs in technologies and work with other groups to develop this guidance for content developers.
This group exists to explore gaps and requirements for support of languages using the Hebrew script on the Web and in eBooks.
This task force explores gaps in Indian language support on the Web and in eBooks, and documents requirements.
This group allows a network of experts to share information about gaps and requirements for support of Japanese on the Web and in eBooks.
JLReq タスクフォースは、Web や eBook で日本語をサポートするための要件と現実のギャップ (gap) や要件 (requirements) 自体について、エキスパートの人たちが知識を交換・共有するために作りました。
The Low Vision Accessibility Task Force will identify issues and specify solutions to web accessibility issues specific to users with low vision via WCAG 2.0 techniques, understanding and guidance documents, and as needed to produce extensions to WCAG 2.0.
The Maturity Model Task Force is to craft an Accessibility Maturity Model (AMM) narrative and assessment tool in support of W3C standards and other related guidance, such as Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) and Accessibility Rich Internet Applications (ARIA), in consultation with the APA Working Group. Specifically, the MMTF Accessibility Maturity Model will assist organizations in building capacity to develop, and maintain, accessible products or services.
The Mobile Accessibility Task Force produce techniques, understanding and guidance documents as well as updates to existing related W3C / WAI material that addresses the mobile space.
This group explores gaps and requirements for support of languages using the traditional Mongolian script on the Web and in Digital Publications.
The purpose of the Privacy Model Task Force is to bring together a small group of people to draft a set of privacy principles for the web.
Task force set up for the Publishing Steering Committee
A task force to coordinate among editors of the deliberables of the RDF-star WG
A task force to discuss the semantics of RDF-star
A task force for collecting Use Cases for RDF-star / RDF 1.2
The Research Questions Task Force (RQTF) works to identify accessibility knowledge gaps and barriers in emerging and future web technologies, and to identify research findings, researchers, and research opportunities to inform and fill those gaps where possible.
The Silver Task Force will perform preliminary development of a new version of Accessibility Guidelines following a research-focused, user-centered design methodology to produce the most effective and flexible outcome. These guidelines will address the process of making content and functionality accessible to people with disabilities, including the roles of content authoring, user agent support, and authoring tool support. These guidelines will address current technological and cultural web accessibility requirements and provide a base for continued evolution of the guidelines. Also see the related Silver Community Group.
This task force explores gaps in Southeast Asian language support on the Web and in eBooks, and documents requirements.
The Spoken Presentation Task Force will develop normative specifications and best practices guidance collaborating with other W3C groups as appropriate, to provide for proper pronunciation in HTML content when using text to speech (TTS) synthesis.
This group is planned, but not yet active. It will exist to explore gaps and requirements for support of languages using the Tibetan script on the Web and in eBooks.
Our vision is for a World Wide Web that is more inclusive, and more respectful of its users: a Web that supports truth over falsehood, people over profits, humanity over hate.
The Personalization Task Force changed its name to WAI Adapt.