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Intro to Web Accessibility Resources

For the new year, I thought it would be a good time to list some solid introductory Web Accessibility Resources.

Last edited: 2021

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Five Layers, Questions, Adobe Encourages, Great Basics

The 5 Layers Of Web Accessibility
Great slide deck on Slideshare. In addition to HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, Dirk Ginader adds “CSS for JavaScript” and ARIA.

Is Your Web Site Accessible?
Great questions a web designer and developer should continually ask oneself.

Adobe encourages the European commission to use WCAG 2.0
Boring, but important.

Accessibility Basics
A great beginning-level article from Opera. Topics include:

  • What is accessibility?
  • Designing with accessibility in mind
  • Interoperability requirements
  • Features of an accessible web page
  • Standards for accessibility
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Practical, Entry-Level Web Accessibility

Practical, Entry-Level Web Accessibility from Mike Cherim at Beast-Blog is a good article on the basics of web accessibility. Topics include:

  • Proper Element Use
  • Laying Out Your Page
  • Apply Links the Right Way
  • Alt and Title Attributes
  • Content Visibility

Comments are now closed to Mike’s post, but I just barely got in my comments.

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Accessible Business Online (external podcast)

Here’s a podcast I came across titled “Accessible Business Online” by Alexandra Graham. Some good basic content here. Just as good, it references a transcription service, CastingWords.com, that I may try for Web Axe.