Accessibility on the internet has been long overdue for an overhaul. One of the most undervalued audiences on the web is that of disabled people (who use the internet just as much, if not more, than “non-disabled” people). That’s why up until recently, it was kind of shocking that there hadn’t been an update to WCAG (the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines).
Back in 2018, W3C (the World Wide Web Consortium) finally updated WCAG to its newest iteration; WCAG 2.1. With the long overdue update came a lot of changes to web accessibility standards. WCAG 2.1’s main focus is on improving the web experience of disabled people (not just making sure they have access to web content).…Continue reading