WCAG 2.1 Compliance
WCAG 2.1 Background
On June 5, 2018 the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.1 became an official W3C Recommendation. WCAG 2.1 Compliance adds one new guideline and seventeen new success criteria to the existing WCAG 2.0. These success criteria extend WCAG 2.0 to improve accessibility for people using mobile devices and for people with low vision or cognitive impairments.
The WCAG 2.1 Working Group polled various disability groups to determine the most pressing issues. They researched and prioritized community input to propose new success criteria. Success Criteria must be testable and an implementation must exist in order for a proposal to reach specification status. The global community can be confident that the new success criteria are achievable because several organizations, EqualWeb included, have implemented them.
Some things to note as you look at the new Guidelines:
Seventeen New Success CriteriaSo, there is one new guideline and seventeen new success criteria.
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