Silver (WCAG 3.0) First Public Working Draft released.

February 26, 2021, is the deadline to submit comments.

Periodic table for the element “ag” (which is silver) including references to A11y and W3C
Periodic table for the element “ag” (which is silver) including references to A11y and W3C

Things that have changed in W3Cs approach with to WCAG

Previous versions of WCAG viewed accessibility as all or nothing; you were either accessible, or you weren’t. WCAG 3.0 is more of a spectrum of gray.

Under WCAG 3.0, products will be scored.

The WCAG 3.0 scoring mechanism includes the potential to receive “medals.”

There are no longer atomic guidelines like “2.4.6 Headings and Labels.”

In addition to methods and outcomes, there is “holistic testing.”

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