Using accurate semantics in our lists will strengthen our accessibility foundation as well as increase the readability, understanding and retention of our audience.
The semantic structure of a web page plays an important role in making a website accessible. In fact, we consider well structured semantic HTML to be the foundation of a great website.
Recent cases show that as we continue to wait for the U.S. Department of Justice to issue strict regulations on web accessibility, courts continue to prove that web accessibility is a legal requirement.
As with anything new, there is a learning curve to testing and applying web accessibility. Just like we don’t expect a baby to know how to type just because we hand him a laptop, we don’t expect business owners to know how to test for web accessibility just because they have a website.
A website that complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is more than meets the eye—literally. In order to know if a website is ADA compliant, it’s important to understand what an ADA compliant website actually is.
Both Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) affect a website’s accessibility. Working together, they offer powerful tools to increase accessibility, search engine optimization (SEO), and overall user experience.
Hopefully, the coronavirus pandemic hasn’t caught you off guard, and we’re talking about more than the rush to buy toilet paper.
Do you remember to add alt text to your social media posts? Be accessible by allowing everyone to see the photos you share on Facebook and Instagram.
Business owners, government agencies, schools, and everyone else with a website want the fastest, cheapest, and easiest way to implement a accessible solution.
Blind tech enthusiast, Daniel Amezcua, has been teaching assistive technology for nearly a decade. Daniel explains website accessibility barriers he often encounters on websites while using a screen reader.