What is WCAG and 4 Reasons Why Businesses Should Care
The internet was designed to be a tool to better our lives by virtually connecting the world in a way that had never been possible before. However, in the rush to populate the world wide web with compelling content and services, people with disabilities got left behind — and that’s where WCAG comes into play.
Short for Web Content Accessibility Guidelines, WCAG essentially describes a set of specific standards that businesses should follow so that the content on their website is accessible to everyone, regardless of whether they have a disability or not. While this of course is one small step in making the world a more inclusive place, it also has an array of benefits for you as a business owner.
Now that we’ve got your attention, let’s take a brief look at the basics of WCAG and why your business should care.