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Updated WCAG 2.0 Working Draft Published

May 21st, 2007

An updated working draft of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.0), addressing the accessibility of Web content for people with disabilities, was published on May 17, 2007. An overview of WCAG 2.0 provides links to a the WCAG Quick Reference document, as well as a high-level summary, WCAG 2 FAQ, the working draft, and other helpful documents.

The updated working draft incorporates substantive changes made in response to public comments. Those interested in commenting on this draft should refer to the Call for Review. Deadline for comments on this draft was June 29, 2007.

The Trace Center has been a leader and key contributor in the development of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines. Trace Center Director Gregg Vanderheiden has been the co-chair of the WCAG Working Group since its inception. Vanderheiden, co-chair Loretta Guarino Reid, of Google, Inc., Trace Web Accessibility Specialist Ben Caldwell, and Michael Cooper, W3C, are co-editors of the Guidelines.