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WDAR and its relevance to WCAG 2.0

WDAR and its relevance to WCAG 2.0

WCAG WDAR letters embedded in computer keyboard

WCAG WDAR letters embedded in computer keyboard Web Content Accessibility Guideline 2.0 (WCAG 2.0) was released in 2008. According to their official website, WCAG 2.0 succeeds Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0 [WCAG10], which was published as a W3C Recommendation May 1999. Although it is possible to conform either to WCAG 1.0 or to WCAG 2.0 (or both), the W3C recommends […]

Comparison: WDAR – WCAG 2.0 with WDAR as Basis

Comparison: WDAR – WCAG 2.0 with WDAR as Basis

Manila ICT/WDAR WCAG 2.0 MS 1 – 1 – Provide an Access Instruction page for visitors explaining the accessibility features of the web site. Put an e-mail hyperlink for visitors to communicate web page accessibility problems. Guideline 3.5.2 Step 5.b: Provide an Accessibility Evaluation Statement (optional) MS 1 – 2 – Avoid using words such as "This" or "Click Here" […]

Comparison: WCAG 2.0 – WDAR with WCAG as Basis

Comparison: WCAG 2.0 – WDAR with WCAG as Basis

WCAG 2.0 Manila ICT/WDAR Principle 1: Perceivable – Information and user interface components must be presentable to users in ways they can perceive.   Guideline 1.1 : Text Alternatives: Provide text alternatives for any non-text content so that it can be changed into other forms people need, such as large print, braille, speech, symbols or simpler language.   1.1.1 Non-text Content: All non-text content that […]

Recommended Online Validating Tools

Recommended Online Validating Tools

There are quite a few validating tools being used by web designers and developers. Some tools need to be downloaded and installed in your PC in order to be used while others can be used on site. Still others require you to purchase the software in order to be of use. PWAG recommends sites that offer popular, standards tested and […]

June 29, 20120 comments
Recommended Visual Validation Checklist

Recommended Visual Validation Checklist

The National Computer Center designed a Checklist of Web Accessibility Compliance based on the Seven points of Manila ICT Design Recommendations. They even subdivided some points so the checklist becomes 13 all in all. The primary basis of this recommendation also comes from the Manila ICT Design Recommendations. PWAG complemented their checklist by designing its own “Recommended Visual (Human) Validation […]

Comparison: PWAG – Section 508 – WCAG 1.0

Comparison: PWAG – Section 508 – WCAG 1.0

Manila ICT/WDAR SECTION 508 WCAG 1.0 MS 1 – 1 – Provide an Access Instruction page for visitors explaining the accessibility features of the web site. Put an e-mail hyperlink for visitors to communicate web page accessibility problems. None None MS 1 – 2 – Avoid using words such as "This" or "Click Here" in creating links. Use descriptive hyperlinks […]

Web Design Accessibility Recommendation Checkpoints

Web Design Accessibility Recommendation Checkpoints

Summary This document which is aptly called “PWAG Web Design Accessibility Recommendation (WDAR) Checkpoints” has been produced as part of the Web Accessibility Initiative of the Philippines through the Philippine Web Accessibility Group. The bases of this document came from the following activities and actions: Series of discussions from among the members of the Accessibleweb Yahoo Group from September 2006 […]

Malaysia, Vietnam interested to use PWAG Design Recommendations

Malaysia, Vietnam interested to use PWAG Design Recommendations

Vietnam and Malaysian visitors pose with ATRIEV staff

Vietnam and Malaysian visitors pose with ATRIEV staff (From left) Jojo, Lourdes, Julius, Mr. Phuc Hoai Dang of Vietnam, Mr. Silatul Rahim of Malaysia and Rene Last June 17, PWAG president Jojo Esposa was invited by ATRIEV to attend a meeting in their office and to meet with guests from Malaysia and Vietnam. Mr. Silatul Rahim Bin Dahman, a top […]