Accessible websites

Latest Updates For Designing Accessible Websites

Latest Updates For Designing Accessible Websites

According to Statistics Canada over 15 years, at least one person in seven Canadians has some form of disability. Different kinds of disabilities affect various people, and some of them are related to mental, hearing, mobility as well as a vision among others.

The individuals with various forms of disabilities have a fundamental right just like anyone else to participate in society. Disabled people have a right to shop as well as learn at the same places with their fellow citizens. These individuals also have a right to access the same online information since they are also human just like …

Important Guidelines And Considerations For Creating Accessible Websites

Important Guidelines And Considerations For Creating Accessible Websites

The Americans with Disabilities Act, more commonly known as the ADA, has protected disabled citizens since 1990. The main focus here is to prohibit the discrimination of those with disabilities and allow them to enjoy the same right and privileges as the non-disabled. This means “goods, services, facilities, privileges, advantages, or accommodations.”

The application of this act must adapt to new aspects of society and technological innovation. There are elements of goods and services that have dramatically altered since 1990. The most significant of these, without any doubt, is the use of internet and the momentous growth of online …

The Four Important Criteria For Creating Accessible Websites For The Disabled

The Four Important Criteria For Creating Accessible Websites For The Disabled

Criteria For Creating Accessible Websites

We all want to be able to access a piece of information online without having to search aimlessly on a poorly organized website. And we all like some helpful pictures and captions with our news stories. It is vital to creating accessible websites to keep web users happy, but there is also the issue of physically challenged users.

There are four important criteria that a site must adhere to be deemed accessible for the physically challenged. It must be perceivable, operable, understandable and robust.

Somewhat ironically, these four terms have a vagueness to them that …

How To Develop Accessible Websites For The Disabled

How To Develop Accessible Websites For The Disabled

Accessible Websites For Physically Challenged

Internet connections and the ability to surf the web have become such a common part of day to day life that we often joke about internet access as a human right. Some website users may not consider the fact that there are guidelines that owners must comply to makes accessible websites.

This means taking the time to create content and site navigation with the disabled in mind. The fine print of these Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG for short) are quite detailed and complicated, and there is a lot for website owners to remember.

This …