Introduction to Web Accessibility | Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) | W3C

Introduction to Web Accessibility

Summary

When websites and web tools are properly designed and coded, people with disabilities can use them. However, currently many sites and tools are developed with accessibility barriers that make them difficult or impossible for some people to use.

Making the web accessible benefits individuals, businesses, and society. International web standards define what is needed for accessibility.

Page Contents

  • Accessibility in Context
  • What is Web Accessibility
  • Accessibility is Important for Individuals, Businesses, Society
  • Making the Web Accessible
  • Evaluating Accessibility
  • Examples
  • For More Information

Related Resource

Video Introduction to Web Accessibility and W3C Standards (4 minutes)

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