Website content, design and layout are three pillars web accessibility leans on. Team members responsible for these components - content editors, designers, developers - have to preach and consistently implement accessibility guidelines and standards. In turn, the responsibility of a quality assurance engineer is to prove whether they succeeded or failed in making a website accessible - both for humans and assistive technologies.
Equal opportunities for everyone offline and online are the 21st-century must. Web accessibility refers to a set of inclusive practices and guidelines to make interaction with any website possible and convenient for all people, including those with disabilities. In our previous article, we defined key principles and best practices for making a website accessible. Here are a few practical tips to achieve this.
The web should give equal access, experience and interaction to all people - whether with or without disabilities. Implementing web accessibility guidelines is paramount for a website of any kind and target segment. In this article, we’ll give a few convincing business-related arguments in favor of accessible web development.