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.
- 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 [...]