After several delays, W3C officially published the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.2 on October 5th, 2023! WCAG 2.2 builds upon WCAG 2.0 and 2.1. This means that the guidelines are mostly the same, with some new additional guidelines. What’s new with WCAG 2.2? WCAG 2.2 adds nine new success criteria. W3C also removed the… Continue Reading Important Announcement: WCAG 2.2 is here!
AI and digital accessibility In today’s technology-driven world, Artificial Intelligence (AI) constantly improves and expands into new industries. In fact, people commonly use AI as a tool in their everyday lives for things like checking the grammar of an email, unlocking phones through facial recognition software, or using a navigation app to find the fastest… Continue Reading Is AI the Silver Bullet of Accessibility?
New ADA ruling On July 25th, 2023, the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced some exciting news: They proposed a new ruling under Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) that would make it easier for public entities to create accessible web and mobile apps, and therefore increase access for those of us living… Continue Reading New Proposed ADA Ruling: A Big Step Forward for Accessibility
Complete presentation found here: https://youtu.be/cSHXN7ot-Rk When we look back over history and examine the laws and societal norms that have emerged, it’s not difficult to understand the digital exclusion people with disabilities are encountering today. In fact, the persistence in which the digital accessibility industry seeks to exclude such users, matches closely the attitudes toward… Continue Reading How History, Laws and Societal Norms Continue to Exclude Users with Disabilities from the Digital Experience
Introduction The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) announced another delay in the release of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.2. We previously anticipated the release of WCAG 2.2 in May 2023—what’s the delay? WCAG 2.2 Review Process Before the release of a new WCAG version, a working group provides feedback to the initial draft.… Continue Reading WCAG 2.2 Release: What’s the delay?
Introduction The long-awaited Web Content Accessibility Guidelines update, WCAG 2.2, is now scheduled to be released in May 2023. If you haven’t already, check out our insights into the first four guideline updates in our blog Understanding WCAG 2.2 Part One. WCAG 2.2 is expected to come packaged with nine new success criteria. The W3C… Continue Reading Understanding WCAG 2.2 Part Two
Introduction The long-awaited Web Content Accessibility Guidelines update, WCAG 2.2, is finally slated for release in May 2023. We can expect WCAG 2.2 to include nine new success criteria. Additionally, criterion 2.4.7: Focus Visible has been modified. Let’s take a look at the first four changes. Potential new guidelines 2.4.7: Focus Visible (Level A)… Continue Reading Understanding WCAG 2.2 Part One