What is Web Accessibility? An Introduction to Web Accessibility [Video]

Accessibility has become a buzzword in the web industry over the last few years. Most people have a general idea of what it means, but do you know how it relates to your website? Let’s dive in and add some clarity to web accessibility.

What is web accessibility?

Imagine visiting an e-commerce website to buy a new product you are excited about, but you are unable to add the product to the shopping cart. Or, you’re on a website that has specific information you need to finish a big project, but you cannot access the content. It would be frustrating, wouldn’t it?

Now imagine the group of people next to you visiting the same websites without any barriers at all. Doesn’t seem fair, does it?

The example scenarios above are what some people encounter on the Web every day.

Accessibility is the ability to access

Website accessibility is the practice of ensuring your website is usable by as many people …

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