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Re: Getting Your Website Accessibility Certified


From: glen walker
Date: Sep 18, 2019 4:46PM

There is no "official" certification you can do. That is, there is no
governing body that monitors or grants certificates. It's not like an
Underwriters Laboratory seal like you can get in the United States with
regards to electronic equipment.

What you can do is write an accessibility statement. See

You can document your commitment to accessibility, what you've done to
achieve compliance, what your future plans are, how you test, etc. The
aforementioned URL has a lot of good information.

As Lucy said, even if you documented that a site was 100% compliant, the
next time code gets pushed to production, it might break that compliance.
So a "certificate" is only good for the day you write it and then it's