1.1 Definition of Authoring Tool

Any software or service that authors may use to create or modify Web content for publication. Authoring tools may employ one or more of the following types of authoring functionality. The types of authoring functionality employed will determine which of the ATAG 2.0 checkpoints and implementation techniques are applicable to a particular tool:

1. Code-level Authoring Functions:

2. Object Oriented Authoring Functions:

3. WYSIWYG ("What-you-see-is-what-you-get") Authoring Functions:

4. Content Management Authoring Functions: