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Presidential Office commits to accessibility of all government websites

Presidential Office commits to accessibility of all government websites

Director Cuevas explains their proposed steps in government web template accessibility.

The Philippine government thru the Presidential Communications Development and Strategic Planning Office (PCDSPO) committed to incorporate web accessibility features in the future releases of their website templates. The promise was made by PCDSPO Director IV Jonathan F. Cuevas during a meeting held at their office at Malacanan Palace in Manila last May 6. He stressed that the end goal for […]

www.batangas.gov.ph – Web Accessibility Compliance Report

www.batangas.gov.ph – Web Accessibility Compliance Report

Screenshot of Batangas Provincial Official Website

Here is the Web Accessibility Compliance Report of the Official Website of Batangas Provincial Government which was submitted to the National Council on Disability Affairs A) and Department of Science and Technology – Information and Communications Technology Office (DOST-ICTO) last July 8, 2013. WEB DESIGN ACCESSIBILITY RECOMMENDATION CHECKPOINTS OFFICIAL WEBSITE OF BATANGAS PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT (www.batangas.gov.ph) MATURITY STAGE 1 MS 1-1 […]

July 26, 20130 comments
PWAG to assist in forming government web template

PWAG to assist in forming government web template

A member of DOST-ASTI team demonstrates sample web template.

A member of DOST-ASTI team demonstrates sample web template. The Philippine Web Accessibility Group promised to assist the government in coming up of a unified web template which would have a common look-and-feel features and complies with existing memorandum circulars and directives. In a seminar called for by Advanced Science and Technology Institute (ASTI) and National Computer Center-Information and Communications […]

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 […]

PWAG Releases List of Accessible Websites

PWAG Releases List of Accessible Websites

Random words about web accessibility

Random words about web accessibility The Philippine Web Accessibility Group releases its Official List of Accessible Websites in the Philippines as of October 2012. These are the sites that were evaluated and passed PWAG’s Web Design Accessibility Recommendation and at the same time maintained its accessibility within the required time frame of more than three years. As a government-mandated organization […]

Procedure in Evaluating Sites for WDAR Compliance

Procedure in Evaluating Sites for WDAR Compliance

Here is how PWAG evaluates Filipino designed websites for web accessibility compliance. As was mentioned before, this is not final and still subject for revisions. A web designer must be a member of Accessibleweb Yahoo Group in order for him to be qualified. Beta sites or sites NOT on their official web address will not be recognized. He/she can can […]

July 5, 20121 comment
Site Evaluation

Site Evaluation

Method of Evaluation Checkpoints and its Corresponding Method of Evaluation Procedure in Evaluating Sites for WDAR Compliance PWAG Official Web Accessibility Evaluating Team Method of Evaluation In evaluating the accessibility of each website, the team uses two methods of validation: Using Online Automated Validation Tools – The team submits the main page or the entire website to the existing web […]

June 28, 20120 comments
Accessible Website Design Guidelines (Joint NCC-NCDA Circular No. 1, Series of 2010)

Accessible Website Design Guidelines (Joint NCC-NCDA Circular No. 1, Series of 2010)

Accessible Website Design Guidelines Joint Circular No. 1, series of 2010 June 29, 2010 TO : ALL AGENCIES AND INTRUMENTALITIES OF THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH OF THE PHILIPPINE GOVERNMENT SUBJECT : ACCESSIBLE WEBSITE DESIGN GUIDELINES WHEREAS, the Philippines ratified the “United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities” (UNCRPD) on April 15, 2008, which recognizes the need to promote, […]

June 29, 20101 comment