There are many ways to make your website more accessible. Continue reading to find out some of the most effective ones.
1. Optimizing your website for screen readers. This includes adding ALT text to images and using clear and concise language throughout your site.
2. Making sure your website can be navigated using only a keyboard. This includes adding keyboard shortcuts and ensuring all form elements can be accessed using the tab key.
3. Ensuring your website can be resized without losing content or functionality. This can be achieved by using responsive design or fluid layouts.
4. Adding captions or transcripts for videos and audio content. This provides an alternative way for users to consume your content, and also helps with search engine optimization (SEO).
5. Creating high-contrast color schemes. This makes it easier for users with visual impairments to read your content.
Making your website more accessible not only benefits users with disabilities, but also makes your site more user-friendly for everyone. In addition, it can help you build a positive reputation as an inclusive and forward-thinking organisation.