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4. Compliance and Accessibility
Regine M. Gilbert1
New York, NY, USA
Being compliant does not mean that you are accessible. When working on any site that is public facing, you will want to adhere to the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG). Not only do you need to think about the web but also other digital experiences such as voice, augmented reality, virtual reality, and wearables.
One way to ensure accessibility is by following the WCAG. In 2018, the guidelines were updated. At the heart of WCAG are four main success areas: perceivable, operable, understandable, and robust, more commonly known as POUR. WCAG uses these ...