Number 85 | November, 2013
Welcome to The StyleSheet #85. This month, Andrea and Stephen discuss the importance of web accessibility, which makes site content easy to access by the disabled and by mobile devices. Andrea discusses the need for establishing internal web accessibility guidelines and will include some helpful resources to make videos and images more accessible. Stephen reviews the laws and organizations that establish web accessibility standards, and includes tips for structuring web pages and content.
This article explores the importance of web accessibility and the need for site assessments to assure that all users can access the content effectively.
While companies and organizations should first focus on web accessibility for the sake of their users, they should also be aware of the state and federal laws in place requiring compliance.
Some helpful tips and references are included to improve accessibility for audio, video and images.
The accessibility and readability of your site is heavily influenced by the way your content is written and structured.