Website Accessibility Design Practices
The Web Accessibility Initiative, provides a paraphrased summary of Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0. Perceivable, Operable, Understandable and Robust.
- Provide text alternatives for non-text content.
- Provide captions and other alternatives for multimedia.
- Create content that can be presented in different ways,
including by assistive technologies, without losing meaning.
- Make it easier for users to see and hear content.
- Make all functionality available from a keyboard.
- Give users enough time to read and use content.
- Do not use content that causes seizures.
- Help users navigate and find content.
- Make text readable and understandable.
- Make content appear and operate in predictable ways.
- Help users avoid and correct mistakes.
- Maximize compatibility with current and future user tools.
And remember to validate pages with W3.org tools, the W3C HTML Validation Service to validate markup and the W3C CSS Validation Service to validate CSS.
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