How accessible is your blog (or website for that matter)?
Add Accessibility to Your Blog
We have covered some of the points Glenda brings up here at Web Page Mistakes before:
Not only an accessibility issue, but also a usability issue.
The image alt attribute is also know incorrectly, as the image alt tag.
Accessibility Helps Usability and Search Engine Optimization
Other accessibility issues (which are also usability and SEO – search engine optimization issues) we have covered here at Web Page Mistakes are:
Not only an accessibility issue but also a usability and SEO (search engine optimization issue).
Not everyone is trying to steal your images.
How the internet has opened the lines of communication for those with disabilities.
How proper heading structure not only helps those using screen readers but also all of your visitors and the search engine bots.
Benefits of making your website and blog accessible, beyond any legal obligations you have to incorporate accessibility into your website/blog.
As you read through each of the articles above, you will come to find that making a website or blog accessible is not that hard and adds the benefits of being more user and search engine friendly.
“…Numbers don’t lie: According to the American Foundation for the Blind and Statistics Canada, there are 12.8 million blind and print-restricted Americans and 2.8 million similarly disabled Canadians. And with an aging population, expect that number to rise.
The disabled love to surf: Almost half the disabled in North America maintain their independence by using the web. In fact, they spend more time logged on than most nondisabled users….
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