Six ways to make your site more accessible ★

Hidde de Vries made this enumeration in this talk. Here is a quick summary.

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Define the language of the site <html lang="en">

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The web is mostly text. Text will provide a lot of accessibility by default. Therefore use text or at least text alternatives, like alt="…".

Keyboard #

Test the site navigation by using a keyboard only and check for visible focus.

References #

  1. Hidde de Vries, Six ways to make your site more accessible
  2. Léonie Watson, tink
  3. WHATWG, HTML: The Living Standard