Accessible Websites for Visually Impaired
There’s a ticket to improve websites for visually impaired. Initially, I figured it would take a lot of work, but then I realized I don’t really know how to create an accessible website. I’m checking out some sites to get a better idea of what it would take to get a website up to snuff for the visually impaired.
5 Ways to Ensure Your Site Is Accessible to the Visually Impaired
- Allow for large texts
- Have high contrast in the UI.
- Don’t limit to exclusive color differences in design.
- A let desktops user mobile site
- Use keyboard shortcuts to navigate site.
American Foundation for the Blind
Site-Wide Problems and Solutions
- It’s going to be different for different people htfu
- Make sure all text (ie headers and tables) expand and contract
- Allow navigation to be placed at bottom of page
- This prevents site reader from being so repetitive
Other points I thought of or remember from some place
- Make sure to fill in
alttext attribute for
<img alt='image tag' >tags This helps readers to at least have the image explained
- CSS for visually impaired clients