four key CONCEPTS of accessibility
- Content must be perceivable
- Content must be operable
- Content must be understandable
- Content must be robust
Goal: To make the navigation and clarity of content perceivable by all users and the five senses.
- Do images have alternative text or a decorative label?
- Are there images of text that could be avoided?
- Do videos have captions, transcripts, and audio descriptions?
- Is the navigation and reading order logical?
- Does the document avoid using shape, size, color, and location in instructions?
- Does the document meet color contrast standards?
- Does the content scale well for different view settings and devices?
Goal: To make content navigation operable by all users.
- Can content be navigated by a keyboard, for users who are unable to use a mouse?
- Does content avoid styles that flash or flicker?
- Does the document have a clear and concise title that describes its topic or purpose?
- Are headings and sub-headings used appropriately?
- Do links have informative names that are unique?
Goal: To make content and technology understandable to all users.
- Has the language of the document been identified?
- Are interactive elements appropriately labeled and clearly explained?
Goal: To make content robust enough that screen reader technology can interpret it correctly.
- Was the document scanned at high resolution?
- Have accessibility guidelines been followed to ensure compliance?