Where rules on accessibility come from
W3C – The World Wide Web Consortium
W3C’s primary activity is to develop protocols and guidelines that ensure long-term growth for the Web.
Distributed around the world the W3C has no headquarters.
Funded by member dues and grants and other private resources
The Standards – https://www.w3.org/standards/
The Guidelines 2.0 – https://www.w3.org/TR/WCAG20/
The Guidelines 3.0 (Draft) – https://www.w3.org/TR/wcag-3.0/
Create use and maintain information and keep it accessible to those with disabilities.
Web vs the Internet
Internet is connected servers. Web is information in space.
18f Check list – https://accessibility.18f.gov/checklist/
Wave Tool – https://wave.webaim.org/
Contrast Checker – https://webaim.org/resources/contrastchecker/
Lighthouse Tool – https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/lighthouse/blipmdconlkpinefehnmjammfjpmpbjk?hl=en
Site Improve – https://www.siteimprove.com/
508 Testing – https://www.section508.gov/test/
508 Training – https://www.section508.gov/training/
W3C Validator – https://validator.w3.org/unicorn/
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