Posts Tagged ‘coding’

How Do I Test Website in A Screen Reader?

 

The best way to understand the experience of visiting your site with a screen reader is to try it out for yourself; however, the most popular and well-known screen reader in use today, JAWS, is expensive (though a demonstration version exists that will run for 40 minutes) and entails a steep learning curve. What other […]

How Do I Test Website in A Text-only Browser?

 

Checking your site using a text-only browser is an excellent way to find out how accessible it really is. If you find it easy to navigate your site using a text-only browser, it’s likely that visitors using screen readers will too.

Website Accessibility and CSS (2)

 

This is more a short checklist—rather than a hard and fast solution: Check Color Contrasts Take care to check the contrast of text against background colors. For users with any kind of visual impairment a low contrast between the text and the background can make the text very hard to read. You should also consider […]

Website Accessibility and CSS

 

The accessibility of your site involves more than just considering the users of screen readers. The design choices you make will impact users with a range of issues; for example, older people with poor eyesight, people with dyslexia, and those who are unable to use a mouse because of a physical disability.

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