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Infographic : 8 tips to make accessible websites

THE WEB ACCESSIBILITY CHALLENGE The power of the Web is in its universality. Access by everyone regardless of disability is an essential aspect. Web Accessibility is not only for people with disabilities but for all of us who are thankful that there are no barriers in using our abilities. TIM BERNERS-LEE, Creator of World Wide Web. DISABILITIES THAT AFFECT WEB USE HEARING DIFFICULTY VISUAL DIFFICULTY COGNITIVE & NEUROLOGICAL PHYSICAL DISABILITY Hearing impaired users range from those who have difficult hearing soft Sounds or some frequencies to those who are completely deaf. Visually impaired users range from those who are fully blind to those who are color blind in some way. These disabilities Users with this may affect a variety of intellectual and social functions, such as memory, concentration, perception. disability may have difficulty with mobility or muscle control. 1 OUT OF 10 website is accessible 6 REASONS to act now It's the legal thing to do Innovation It's the right Credibility thing to do It's the SEO thing to do Usability TIPS TO MAKE ACCESSIBLE WEBSITES Place important interactive elements higher up 1) Design your forms for accessibility. Label its fields Create accessible tables with caption or summary attribute 3 Use headings correctly to organize the structure of your content Use proper alternative text for images and videos 6. Give your links unique and descriptive names Use List Elements for Lists Choose a content management system (CMS) that supports accessibility Using Ametys CMS to ensure accessibility Ametys is designed to make managing websites easier for everyone involved. Here are just some of the capabilities of Ametys for web accessibility. CMS Automatic compliance checking Complete separation from content & presentation CAN HELP Accessible media & documents Full control over metadata fields YOU! Accessible documentation, help & training Form & Table handling n) www.amet An Open Source, Java-based f ysams web Content Management System ametys offering a website factory and y @amet ysams user-friendly authoring tool CMS Java Open Source || || || ||

Infographic : 8 tips to make accessible websites

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Universal design is one of the buzziest buzzwords in web development today. Here we'll explore 8 quick and easy tips to ensure web accessibility.


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