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WebAIM's WCAG 2 Checklist

WebAIM's WCAG 2 Checklist

This checklist should not be referenced in policies or in policy adoption. While this is a useful resource for the technical implementation of WCAG, it is not a comprehensive policy checklist. Official WCAG documentation provides much better mechanisms for implementing accessibility into policy or law.

Guidelines for using this checklist:

  • This checklist should not be referenced in policies or in policy adoption. While this is a useful resource for the technical implementation of WCAG, it is not a comprehensive policy checklist. Official WCAG documentation provides much better mechanisms for implementing accessibility into policy or law.
  • WCAG covers accessibility of all web content and is not technology-specific. The language of this checklist has been simplified and targeted to identify the most common techniques and failures for HTML and mobile content. It is, therefore, fairly limited and subject to technology changes, whereas WCAG is much less so.
  • This checklist contains WebAIM's interpretation of WCAG guidelines and success criteria and our own recommended techniques for satisfying those success criteria. The first column of the table below links to the official WCAG 2.1 success criteria.

Success criteria added in WCAG 2.1 are marked as such and have a light green background.

A PDF version of this checklist is also available