WCAG.com Accessibility Statement

WCAG.com is an educational resource created to improve accessibility across the world.  The WCAG.com website provides simple, easy-to-understand explanations of success criteria along with beginner friendly articles to support conformance to the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines.  This endeavor highlights our commitment to accessibility.

As the creator of WCAG.com and an industry leader in digital accessibility, eSSENTIAL Accessibility (“eA”) is committed to producing digital assets that are accessible to everyone.

It is eA’s policy to ensure that people with disabilities have full and equal opportunity to access and benefit from the information, products, and services offered by eA through WCAG.com and our other digital assets. 

To ensure meaningful access and provide effective communication to people with disabilities, eA has undertaken the following measures:


eA provides this policy statement and notice, linked from the WCAG.com homepage, soliciting feedback from our audience on how accessibility can be improved.

We welcome your feedback on how to improve the accessibility of our website.  Please feel free to contact us:

Alternative Formats

eA makes available alternative formats and communication supports upon request.

In making alternative formats available, we always seek the person making the request’s consultation in determining the suitability of an accessible format or communication support.

Please feel free to contact us to request an alternative format or communication support:


eA has incorporated and shall make every reasonable effort to conform to the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (“WCAG”) 2.1 Level AA, published by the World Wide Web Consortium (“W3C”), Web Accessibility Initiative (“WAI”), available at www.w3.org/TR/WCAG/.

The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines are technical standards to improve digital accessibility.


WCAG.com is designed to be compatible with assistive technologies and the last two versions of major browsers including Chrome, FireFox, and Safari.

WCAG.com may not display optimally in Internet Explorer or older browsers.


eA makes available and annually distributes this policy statement to all personnel that design, develop, maintain, manage, or otherwise have responsibility for the content and format of WCAG.com (“Web Content Personnel”).

eA requires employees and contractors to comply with this policy.  Failure to comply may result in disciplinary action.


eA develops, implements, and maintains policies on how it will achieve accessibility and meet AODA requirements. eA reviews its policies on an annual basis.


eA has established, implemented, and maintains a multi-year accessibility plan, posted the plan to its website.


eA utilizes in-house accessibility experts as well as independent, third-party expert consultants to provide consultation and annually evaluate and test WCAG.com and other assets for WCAG 2.1 AA conformance.

eA Accessibility prepares a written report based on the evaluation, which identifies any barriers and provides recommendations to enhance the accessibility of its website.


eA engages in automated testing and user testing of individuals with disabilities to continually assess and improve the accessibility of essentialaccessibility.com and other assets.


eA conducts training on accessibility and disability and other related subjects.  Training is mandatory for all employees including Web Content Personnel.  Training is conducted by internal experts as well as independent, third-party subject matter experts. 

eA also conducts regular internal accessibility training for respective departments.  Information on accessibility is also provided for continued education.


Through eA’s proactive efforts and genuine commitment to accessibility and following best practices set forth by relevant laws and governing bodies, we believe we not only meet but exceed the digital accessibility requirements imposed by Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) as well as other applicable anti-discrimination laws.


NVDA screen reader (free)

W3C Web Accessibility Initiative

The Americans with Disabilities Act

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act