Reading on a computer screen is not the same as reading on paper. Reading on a computer screen tends to be slower and more tiring on the eyes, but by paying attention to a few elements of typography you can make it easier to read your content online.
While YouTube now has an automatic caption generator, the captions created by this tool are not always very accurate. The Easy YouTube Caption Creator tool available on the Accessify website at http://www.accessify.com provides a way to create more accurate captions.
Dreamweaver’s preferences include a setting that will remind you to add alt text to each image as you add it to a web page.
The Web Developer Toolbar is a free add-on for the Firefox web browser. It can be downloaded from http://addons.mozilla.org. A version of this toolbar is also available for the Chrome web browser from Google. This tutorial will show you how to use the Web Developer Toolbar to check the images on your web pages for appropriate alternative text.
Dreamweaver is one of the most popular web authoring tools used by web designers. This tutorial will show you how to add alt text to images in Dreamweaver.
The first principle of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) requires us to create content that is perceivable to people who have sensory disabilities. This includes people who are blind or visually impaired. One way to accommodate people with visual disabilities is to provide alternative text for the images used on your website.
Web accessibility is the practice of building websites that can be used by people of all abilities and disabilities. The goal of web accessibility is to create a level playing field for people with disabilities on the Web.
The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) are the international standards for website accessibility. The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), the standards organization for the Web, maintains the WCAG. The latest version of the WCAG is version 2.
This tutorial addresses three common myths about web accessibility.
Web accessibility is important because the Web now plays such an important role in our daily lives. We use the web to get our news, to get information about government services (or even use the services themselves), to get advice from peers on topics such as health, and even to take courses through distance learning.