Web Accessibility Compliance: from Commitment to Action
Web accessibility compliance:
from commitment to action

Helping governments, organizations, businesses and individuals committed to meeting Web accessibility standards and legal requirements perform accessibility checks and generate status reports according to the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0.

Accessibility commitments and statements made by some governments

Canada (Federal government)

The Government of Canada is committed to ensuring that a high level of Web accessibility is applied uniformly across its websites and Web applications. To meet the Government of Canada commitment to Web accessibility, the Government of Canada has adopted the WCAG 2.0. This standard took effect on August 1, 2011 and was updated March 31, 2013. It replaces Part 2 of the Common Look and Feel 2.0 Standards for the Internet.

Ontario, Canada (Provincial government)

Under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, all private and non-profit organizations with 50 or more employees and all public sector organizations will need to make their websites accessible. Beginning January 1, 2014: If you launch a new public website or your existing site undergoes a significant refresh, the site and any of its web content published after January 1, 2012, must conform to the World Wide Web Consortium Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0, Level A. Beginning January 1, 2021: All public websites and all web content on those sites published after January 1, 2012, must conform with WCAG 2.0 Level AA, other than providing captions on live videos or audio descriptions for pre-recorded videos.

Australia

The Australian Government has endorsed the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) version 2.0 for all government websites. WCAG 2.0 conformance is required on all websites owned and/or operated by government under any domain. This includes external (public-facing or private) and internal (closed community) sites. That is, conformance is required for all internet, intranet and extranet sites.

United Kingdom

Data.gov.uk is committed to making this website accessible to all users, regardless of circumstances. We are actively working to increase the accessibility and usability of the site; Standards compliance - We are working towards ensuring that all pages on this site comply with priority 2 guidelines of the W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines.

United States (Federal government)

Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act requires that when Federal agencies develop, procure, maintain, or use electronic and information technology, they shall ensure that this technology allows individuals with disabilities to have access to and use of information and data that is comparable to that provided to the public who are not individuals with disabilities.

The European Union

Web accessibility aims at enabling all users to have equal access to information and functionalities on the web. The Web is an increasingly important resource in many aspects of life: education, employment, government, commerce, health care, recreation, access to information and more. It is essential that the Web is accessible in order to provide equal access and equal opportunity to persons with disabilities.

Web accessibility compliance is a social responsibility as it aims to enable that all users have equal access to information and functionality on the Web.

Support the initiative
"Web accessibility compliance: from commitment to action"

  • Fully automated Web accessibility compliance report

    No need to check page by page. Easily run a report by providing your URL to ensure all the content of your websites or web applications meet WCAG 2.0 requirements for conformance.

  • Comply with standards and legal accessibility requirements

    Catch 100% accessibilities issues details on Web content, address them if possible and provide your report to give your status of Web accessibility compliance.

MoutValid - Web Accessibility Status Report Generation Document
[PDF, 97KB]
To request a copy, send an email to info@macmout.com
with your organization's name, the contact person's name and phone number.

Join the Web accessibility compliance reporting group on LinkedIn

MoutValid Ads Logo at Global Accessibility Awareness Day - MAY 17 2018

MoutValid | Macmout, Inc. supports the Global Accessibility Awareness Day - May 17, 2018.
Let's talk about how to generate effective accessibility status reports and address the issues encountered
to ensure equal access of content and functionality for all users on the Web.

During that day, we will participate by Surfing The Web With A Screen Reader For An Hour,
especially Websites and Web applications already evaluated with the MoutValid software.

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