This includes not only making the language clear and simple, but also providing understandable mechanisms for navigating within and between pages.Providing navigation tools and orientation information in pages will maximize accessibility and usability.Not all users can make use of visual clues such as image maps, proportional scroll bars, side-by-side frames, or graphics that guide sighted users of graphical desktop browsers.Users also lose contextual information when they can only view a portion of a page, either because they are accessing the page one word at a time (speech synthesis or ), or one section at a time (small display, or a magnified display).
However, this document focuses on accessibility and does not fully address the related concerns of other Activities.
The series also includes User Agent Accessibility Guidelines ([WAI-USERAGENT]) and Authoring Tool Accessibility Guidelines ([WAI-AUTOOLS]).
This document has been reviewed by W3C Members and other interested parties and has been endorsed by the Director as a W3C Recommendation.
This document has been produced as part of the W3C Web Accessibility Initiative.
The goal of the Web Content Guidelines Working Group is discussed in the Working Group charter.