WebAIM: Web Accessibility for Designers

Web Accessibility for Designers

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  • The focus of web accessibility is often on web development – the things that happen in HTML, CSS, or JavaScript. Optimal accessibility should start much earlier, as part of the visual design process. This infographic highlights many important principles of accessible design.

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    Plan Heading Structure Early

    Ensure all content and design fits into a logical heading structure.

    Ensure Logical Reading Order

    The reading order for screen reader users should align with the visual order.

    Provide Good Contrast

    Be especially careful with shades of orange, yellow, and light gray. [...]

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