This program can help check documents against certain WCAG (Web Content Accessibility Guidelines) 1.0 and 2.0 checkpoints.

NOTE: Accessibility checking must be enabled in the Accessibility Page for these options to be available.

WCAG 1.0 Options

Check against W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0 (WCAG 1.0) - Check this box to enable WCAG 1.0 (new window) accessibility checking. This option has no effect if the Enable accessibility checking option is not checked. This option is not enabled by default (because WCAG 2.0 is the default).

Group WCAG 1.0 messages by Priority - Check this box to group WCAG 1.0 messages by priority (1, 2, or 3). This option has no effect if the Enable accessibility checking option is not checked or if the Check against W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0 option is not checked. This option is enabled by default.

WCAG Conformance Level - Choose which WCAG messages, based on priority, you would like displayed. The WCAG define three priority levels and three conformance levels. This option has no effect if the Enable accessibility checking option is not checked or if the Check against W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0 option is not checked. This option's default is Conformance Level "AAA". the highest level of conformance.

WCAG 2.0 Options

Check against W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 (WCAG 2.0) - Check this box to enable WCAG 2.0 (new window) accessibility checking. This option has no effect if the Enable accessibility checking option is not checked. This option is enabled by default.

Group WCAG 2.0 messages by Conformance Level - Check this box to group WCAG 2.0 messages by conformance level ("A", "AA", or "AAA"). This option has no effect if the Enable accessibility checking option is not checked or if the Check against W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 option is not checked. This option is enabled by default.

WCAG Conformance Level - Choose which WCAG messages, based on conformance level, you would like displayed. The WCAG define three conformance levels. This option has no effect if the Enable accessibility checking option is not checked or if the Check against W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 option is not checked. This option's default is Conformance Level "AAA". the highest level of conformance.

Visit the About WCAG 1.0 Accessibility and About WCAG 2.0 Accessibility topics for more information.