The main feature on W3C compliment websites is the ability to change the font size. This can impact on the design so due consideration must be given to page layout when opting for this requirement
Will a W3C compliant website work better on google?
In theory yes, but every design is different and there are many other reason why a website will do well on google.
How do I test a website for W3C compliance?
The consortium provide an on-line checking tool: validator.w3.org
Who should use w3c compliance?
- education groups
- disability groups
- local government
- health services
- public services
- e-commerce websites
Does it cost more?
There is additional coding in W3C sites to enable the font sizing and background colour changes but it's only a slight increase on costs