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Global Accessibility Awareness Day: May 16 2021

The 15 Tips

  1. Make Accessibility part of the contract: WCAG2
  2. Use accessible themes and templates for on-line platforms
  3. Allow users to customize
  4. Let users know where they are
  5. Keyboard access
  6. Give user control
  7. Captions and Text Transcripts
  8. Add alternative ("alt") text
  9. Is your text suitably comprehensable
  10. Organize the text and add markup
  11. Make links clear
  12. Test colour combinations
  13. Let visitors extend their session
  14. Accessibility statement
  15. Use alteranitives to CAPTCHA

The 15 Tips, Expanded and Annotated

  1. Make Accessibility part of the contract: WCAG2
  2. Use accessible themes and templates for on-line platforms
  3. Allow users to customize
  4. Let users know where they are
  5. Keyboard access
    • Focus indication
    • Navigate with Tab, Enter, Space Bar, and Arrow Keys
    • Tabbing follows a logical order
  6. Give user control
  7. Captions and Text Transcripts
  8. Add alternative ("alt") text
  9. Is your text suitably comprehensable
  10. Organize the text and add markup
  11. Make links clear
  12. Test colour combinations
  13. Let visitors extend their session
  14. Accessibility statement
  15. Use alteranitives to CAPTCHA
  16. David's A11Y Resources