Web Accessibility Initiative Guidelines
The World Wide Web Consortium’s (W3C) Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) has developed guidelines for ensuring web accessibility. These guidelines includes the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) and the Authoring Tool Accessibility Guidelines (ATAG).
Understanding WCAG 2.0 – The current ISO Standard for producing web accessible content.
WebAIM’s WCAG 2.0 Checklist for HTML documents – A checklist for complying with WCAG 2.0 guidelines.
Understanding WCAG 2.1 – WCAG 2.1 is built on and extends WCAG 2.0. It is currently in review.
Silver – successor to WCAG is in development.
- Making authoring tools accessible for people with disabilities so they can create web content
- Helping authors produce accessible content
Guidelines and Standards
18F Accessibility Guide – United States Government Accessibility Guide
U.S. Web Design System – United States Government Web Accessibility standards
A11Y Style Guide – A living style guide for beginners to experts
Clear Print Accessibility Guidelines – accessible print guidelines developed by Canadian National Institute of the Blind (CNIB)
Toolkits and Resources
GOV.UK Accessibility blog – UK Government’s accessibility blog covered under Open Government Licence (OGL) and Creative Commons (CC)
Educator’s Accessibility Toolkit – Accessible Campus for universities to meet their obligations of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA)
Accessibility Hub – Queen’s University
- Accessible documents and forms
- Website accessibility
- Social Media accessibility
- Video accessibility
Web and Digital Accessibility articles
Introduction to Web Accessibility – An introduction to web accessibility by WebAIM: Web Accessibility in Mind
Users, Disabilities and Web Accessibility – articles by WebAIM: Web Accessibility in Mind
Accessibility & Me – An introduction to web accessibility
Introduction to Web Accessibility – Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI), World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)
The A11Y Project – A community-driven effort to make web accessibility easier: How-tos, myths, quick tests, quick tips, Assistive Technology, basics
24 Accessibility – Articles on all subjects related to digital accessibility