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A Guide to Making Your Website Accessible & Inclusive


A Step-by-Step Guide to Making Your Website Accessible & Inclusive

	1. Use Alternative Text for Images Make sure all images have alternative text (alt text) describing their content. This will allow users who are visually impaired to understand the content of the images through a screen reader.
1. Use Alternative Text for Images

Make sure all images have alternative text (alt text) describing their content. This will allow users who are visually impaired to understand the content of the images through a screen reader.


	2. Use Captions for Videos or Audio Provide captions or transcriptions for any videos or audio content on your website. This will make your website usable for users who are deaf or hard of hearing.
2. Use Captions for Videos or Audio

Provide captions or transcriptions for any videos or audio content on your website. This will make your website usable for users who are deaf or hard of hearing.


	3. Use Elements to Organize Your Site Make it easy for people with cognitive or learning disabilities to find what they need on your website. Use headings, lists, and other tools to organize your website's content in a logical and clear way.
3. Use Elements to Organize Your Site

Make it easy for people with cognitive or learning disabilities to find what they need on your website. Use headings, lists, and other tools to organize your website's content in a logical and clear way.


	4. Keep Your Navigation Clear and Consistent Provide clear and consistent navigation throughout your website. This will help users with motor impairments to easily find the information they need.
4. Keep Your Navigation Clear and Consistent

Provide clear and consistent navigation throughout your website. This will help users with motor impairments to easily find the information they need.

	5. Make Your Site Keyboard Navigable Ensure that your website is usable with a keyboard and that all interactive elements are operable via a keyboard. This will make your website usable for users who cannot use a mouse or have motor impairments.
5. Make Your Site Keyboard Navigable

Ensure that your website is usable with a keyboard and that all interactive elements are operable via a keyboard. This will make your website usable for users who cannot use a mouse or have motor impairments.

	6. Use Clear and Concise Language Use clear and concise language to communicate your message. This will make your website easier to understand and navigate for users with cognitive or learning disabilities.
6. Use Clear and Concise Language

Use clear and concise language to communicate your message. This will make your website easier to understand and navigate for users with cognitive or learning disabilities.

	7. Use Color with Caution Make your site accessible to those with color blindness by not relying solely on color. Use symbols instead of red text to indicate errors. For important information, use black text on a white background. Check your site in grayscale mode to verify readability.
7. Use Color with Caution

Make your site accessible to those with color blindness by not relying solely on color. Use symbols instead of red text to indicate errors. For important information, use black text on a white background. Check your site in grayscale mode to verify readability.


	8. Use Automated Accessibility Tools Sites like AChecker, TAW, and WAVE can scan your website and identify potential accessibility issues, such as missing alternative text for images, poor color contrast, and non-keyboard accessible elements.
8. Use Automated Accessibility Tools

Sites like AChecker, TAW, and WAVE can scan your website and identify potential accessibility issues, such as missing alternative text for images, poor color contrast, and non-keyboard accessible elements.


  Need help creating a website? We're here for you! Call 8144 - DEVHUN or visit our website at devhun.com

Need help creating a website? We're here for you! Call 8144 - DEVHUN or visit our website at devhun.com


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