10 Common Accessibility Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

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The accessibility of your website continues to be an important aspect of managing your website.  Your website should be available to as many visitors as possible, and it should be easy for that visitor to find the information they seek.  The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) are designed to standardize rules that make your website as accessible as possible.

Luckily, following best web development practices makes this easier.  This article on DEV.to highlights 10 common accessibility mistakes and also shows how to address them.  Some of these can be a little technical as they jump into the HTML code that makes up your website.

Need help with accessibility and your website?  CU*Answers Web Services has an accessibility expert on staff and we offer a recurring program that evaluates your websites for common mistakes.  These reviews even go beyond accessibility, we also look at general web hygiene for search engine optimization (SEO) and other topics.

Want to learn more about accessibility, the CU*Answers Web Services team has published several articles on CUSO Magazine. Here are some recent articles: