Posts tagged Web Content Accessibility Guidelines
ACE: the Accessible Colour Evaluator

ACE: A Colour Palette Design Tool for Balancing Aesthetics and Accessibility
Journal: ACM Transactions on Accessible Computing, January 2017
By Garreth W. Tigwell, David R. Flatla, and Neil D. Archibald

This websites contains a web development tool, which can be found under the heading Palette. The purpose of the tool is to assist web designers and developers in selecting a range of colours to use on a website and quickly reveal which pairs will pass or fail at the three different WCAG 2.0 contrast ratio values.

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Web Accessibility Initiative

The World Wide Web Consortium’s (W3C) commitment to lead the Web to its full potential includes promoting a high degree of usability for people with disabilities. The Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) is an initiative of the W3C.

WAI develops its work through W3C’s consensus-based process, involving different stakeholders in Web accessibility. These include industry, disability organizations, government, accessibility research organizations, and more.

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