As regulations for web accessibility become more comprehensive and more closely enforced, there’s no better time to improve your website’s accessibility than right now. It’s more than just meeting compliance standards; ensuring web accessibility is the right thing to do, and it creates a great user experience for all website visitors. Website accessibility refers to the ability of all individuals to use the web, including users who have disabilities and use assistive technology or those with challenges and situations that affect how they use the web.
In this toolkit, which serves as a web accessibility 101 resource, we cover the basics of accessibility and share expert tips and best practices. We outline legal guidelines and recommendations related to accessibility, provide information about the wide range of users who rely on accessibility, and share an Accessibility Checklist for you to reference as you start to implement accessibility measures.
Topics & Takeaways:
- Making an Accessibility Plan
- Writing Image Alt Text
- Using Color Contrast
- Ensuring Video Accessibility
- Structuring Content Appropriately
- Creating Effective Links
- Using PDFs and Other Document Formats
- Readability & Writing for Everyone