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WCAG 2 Documents


This page describes the different Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2 technical documents. It helps you know where to go for which type of information.

For background and an introduction to WCAG, see Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) Overview.

Page Contents

  • Different documents for different purposes
    • WCAG 2 Standard
    • How to Meet WCAG 2 (Quick Reference)
    • Understanding WCAG 2
    • Techniques for WCAG 2
  • Getting from one document to the other
  • Additional Resources

Different documents for different purposes

Figure 1: WCAG 2.0 documents. WCAG 2.1 has the same documents.

WCAG 2 Standard

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2 is designed to be a stable, referenceable technical standard. Most people will use the supporting documents when developing web content and web tools, instead of the actual technical standards document.

How to Meet WCAG 2 (Quick Reference)

How to Meet WCAG 2 (Quick Reference): A customizable quick reference to WCAG 2 requirements (Success Criteria) and techniques is a key resource for designers and developers using WCAG 2. It includes all the WCAG 2 guidelines and success criteria. It is essentially the WCAG 2 checklist.

The success criteria are the testable statements that define how web content meets (conforms to) WCAG 2. Under each success criteria are a [...]

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