Happy Birthday WCAG — Now You are Twenty!
Posted on May 1, 2019
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This is a post about rules that make it possible for disabled people to use websites. The rules are called the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines, or WCAG. On May 5 these rules will be twenty years old. They have changed, but they still help people who make websites make sites that work for everyone.
On May 5, 1999 the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) issued a press release announcing the publication of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 1.0. The headline was confident: “WAI Provides [...]