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Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1

Posted on Friday, 8 June 2018 by Patrick H. Lauke
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This week (5 June 2018) saw the release of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 as a W3C recommendation – meaning that the working group (which, among many others, included members from The Paciello Group) considers the guidelines stable and ready for implementation. WCAG 2.1 builds on top of WCAG 2.0, and it still […]

Short note on getting spaced out with SC 1.4.12 Text Spacing

One of the new success criterion in WCAG 2.1 is 1.4.12 Text Spacing. Conforming to this criteria provides accommodation for people to modify their text styles according to their needs. The success criterion defines a set of text styles that must be supported. Thinking that this should be pretty simple to test using a bookmarklet […]

EU Directive on the Accessibility of Public Sector Websites and Mobile Applications

The European Union (EU) Directive on the Accessibility of Websites and Mobile Applications requires EU member states to make sure their websites and mobile apps meet common accessibility standards. The Directive will be transposed into the laws of each EU member state by September 23 2018.

TPG at the W3C Web of Things Plugfest, March 2018

Posted on Tuesday, 24 April 2018 by Graeme Coleman
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I recently attended the Spring 2018 edition of the W3C Web of Things (WoT) PlugFest in Prague, the Czech Republic (or Czechia, if you will). This event formed part of the wider 2018 W3C Web of Things IG/WG joint F2F meeting, sponsored by Siemens, held during the last week of March. It was my first […]