Future Media Standards & Guidelines

HTML Accessibility Standards v2.0

The BBC HTML Accessibility Standards are a set of specific best practices for the BBC's web content.

Each standard is designed to be unambigous and testable, and are listed with example code and steps for testing.

These standards were developed specifically for UK audiences and for use with technology commonly available in the UK. They are intended for use by BBC employees and suppliers to follow when developing BBC digital products however they can also be referenced by anyone involved in the design and development or digital products or services.

Using the standards and guidelines

You can use use and re-use the the BBC Accessibility Standards and Guidelines under an Open Government Licence for Public Sector Information.

Details can be found on the Open Government Licence for Public Sector Information website.


We would love to hear your feedback. If you have a question or comment about the standards or guidelines email us at AccessibilityTeam@bbc.co.uk.

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