Evaluating Websites for Accessibility: Overview. "Evaluating Websites for Accessibility" is a multi-page resource suite that outlines different approaches for evaluating websites for accessibility.
While it does not provide checkpoint-by-checkpoint testing techniques, it does provide general procedures and tips for evaluation in different situations, from evaluation during website development to ongoing monitoring of existing sites. The approaches in these pages are intended to supplement other content management and quality assurance procedures.
The "Evaluating Websites for Accessibility" resource suite includes the following documents: Easy Checks - A First Review of Web Accessibility (updated 2014) Provides simple steps to help assess if a web page addresses accessibility. WCAG-EM Overview: Website Accessibility Conformance Evaluation Methodology (updated 2015) Introduction to Web Accessibility. You are here: Home > Articles > Introduction to Web Accessibility Introduction Most people today can hardly conceive of life without the internet.
Some have argued that no other single invention has been more revolutionary since Gutenberg's printing press in the 1400s. Now, at the click of a mouse, the world can be "at your fingertips"—that is, if you can use a mouse... and see the screen... and hear the audio—in other words, if you don't have a disability of any kind. This introduction should help you understand how people with disabilities use the web, the frustrations they feel when they cannot access the web, and what you can do to make your sites more accessible.
The Web Offers Unprecedented Opportunities The internet is one of the best things that has ever happened to people with disabilities. Most newspapers now publish their content online in a format that has the potential to be read by screen readers used by the blind. Falling Short of the Web's Potential Important Visual Hearing. WebAIM's WCAG 2.0 Checklist - for HTML documents. You are here: Home > Articles > WCAG > WCAG 2.0 Checklist Important! The following is NOT the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0. It is, however, a simple checklist that presents our recommendations for implementing HTML-related principles and techniques for those seeking WCAG 2.0 conformance. The language used here is quite different from the official WCAG 2.0 specification ( to make it easier to implement and verify for web pages.
Guidelines for using this checklist: This checklist cannot be used to verify conformance with WCAG 2.0. A PDF version of this checklist is also available PerceivableWeb content is made available to the senses - sight, hearing, and/or touch Guideline 1.1Text Alternatives: Provide text alternatives for any non-text content Guideline 1.2Time-based Media: Provide alternatives for time-based media Guideline 1.3Adaptable: Create content that can be presented in different ways (for example simpler layout) without losing information or structure.
WCAG 2.0 checklist - a free and simple guide to WCAG 2.0. It’s extremely useful to have a WCAG 2.0 checklist to hand when you’re working through the guidelines.
A WCAG 2.0 checklist helps you to check your web accessibility progress, record how far you’ve come and set your targets out for the future. Wuhcag is all about holistic web accessibility – that means taking everything about your website into account. That’s why I don’t rush you to make every web accessibility change at once – it’s too much for you to do and so it’s bad for your users.
I love a structured approach to everything in life, and your website is no exception. I’ve created a three checklists for you below, with link to articles about each guideline. I’ve organised my WCAG 2.0 checklists by level (read more about WCAG 2.0 levels here). Get Free WCAG PDF Checklists Join over 2,000 Wuhcag Newsletter subscribers and get three free printable WCAG checklists to use however you want, plus a free sample of my book.
That went well! Inclusive Publishing. The Inclusive Publishing project (formally the ‘Enabling Technologies Framework’) aims to promote publishing processes through which publishers deliver "born accessible" publications that are fully accessible to all readers, including people with print disabilities.
Properly engineered publishing processes should be able to yield digital products that can be used effectively by every member of society. The fundamental usability of digital publications should meet equally the needs of sighted users and persons with print disabilities. Our target is for the same product to be usable by everybody. Charter for Accessible Publishing The Accessible Books Consortium (ABC) is a sponsor of the Charter for Accessible Publishing, which publishers of all kinds will be invited to sign. The Charter contains fundamental principles that publishers will be required to adhere to with the aim of making their e-books and other digital publications accessible to persons with print disabilities. French | Italian.