Feb 2014 Intro-Accessibility-Webinar

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Feb 2014 Intro-Accessibility-Webinar

  1. 1. WEB ACCESSIBILITY An Introduction What’s this? Another introduction to Web accessibility? siteimprove.com 1-855-SITEIMPROVE kry@siteimprove.com
  2. 2. Kevin Rydberg Senior eAccessibility Consultant 
 www.linkedin.com/in/kevinrydberg kry@Siteimprove.com Follow Siteimprove siteimprove.com 1-855-SITEIMPROVE kry@siteimprove.com
  3. 3. WEB ACCESSIBILITY What is the most popular and widely used assistive device ever created? ! Glasses!
 (and contact lenses) siteimprove.com 1-855-SITEIMPROVE kry@siteimprove.com
  4. 4. WEB ACCESSIBILITY An Introduction Which standards do I use? What are the benefits of accessible coding standards? Nuts and Bolts Assistive Technology Getting Started Questions/Demo siteimprove.com 1-855-SITEIMPROVE kry@siteimprove.com
  5. 5. WEB ACCESSIBILITY An Introduction Everyone
 with a stake in the website siteimprove.com { Marketing Staff Web Developers Web Designers Content Managers IT Staff Non-technical Stakeholders 1-855-SITEIMPROVE kry@siteimprove.com
  6. 6. Which standards do I use? WEB ACCESSIBILITY An Introduction Which standards do I use? WCAG 2.0 • Section 508 • Web Standards for the Government of Canada • AODA (Ontario) • siteimprove.com 1-855-SITEIMPROVE kry@siteimprove.com
  7. 7. WEB ACCESSIBILITY An Introduction WCAG 2.0 • • • • • • W3C Perceivable Operable Understandable Robust Three levels, A, AA, and AAA siteimprove.com 1-855-SITEIMPROVE kry@siteimprove.com
  8. 8. WEB ACCESSIBILITY An Introduction Section 508 • • • • • • • Software Applications and Operating Systems Web-based Internet and Intranet Telecommunications Text Video and Multimedia Self Contained, Closed Products Desktop and Portable Computers siteimprove.com 1-855-SITEIMPROVE kry@siteimprove.com
  9. 9. WEB ACCESSIBILITY An Introduction Web Standards for Government of Canada • • • • • Mobile Devices (New) Interoperability Usability Accessibility Web Experience Toolkit siteimprove.com 1-855-SITEIMPROVE kry@siteimprove.com
  10. 10. WEB ACCESSIBILITY An Introduction Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) • • • • • • Employment Information and Communications Transportation Design of Public Spaces (Built Environment) Based on WCAG 2.0 AODA Compliance Wizard siteimprove.com 1-855-SITEIMPROVE kry@siteimprove.com
  11. 11. WEB ACCESSIBILITY Benefits of Accessible Coding Social Responsibility • Larger Customer Base • Efficient Code • Website Maintenance • Device compatibility • Faster pages • Improved SEO • siteimprove.com 1-855-SITEIMPROVE kry@siteimprove.com
  12. 12. WEB ACCESSIBILITY Nuts and Bolts • Semantic Markup siteimprove.com Semantic HTML is the use of HTML markup to reinforce the semantics, or meaning, of the information in webpages rather than merely to define its presentation or look. 1-855-SITEIMPROVE kry@siteimprove.com
  13. 13. WEB ACCESSIBILITY Nuts and Bolts Semantic Markup • Page Titles • siteimprove.com The <title> element: • defines a title in the browser toolbar • displays a title for the page in search engine results • provides a title when a page is added to favorites 1-855-SITEIMPROVE kry@siteimprove.com
  14. 14. WEB ACCESSIBILITY Nuts and Bolts Semantic Markup • Page Titles • Headings • siteimprove.com Don't use headings to make text BIG or bold • Search engines use your headings to index the structure and content of your web pages • Users may skim your pages by headings; use headings to show the document structure. • 1-855-SITEIMPROVE kry@siteimprove.com
  15. 15. WEB ACCESSIBILITY Nuts and Bolts Semantic Markup • Page Titles • Headings • Graphics • siteimprove.com Images can enhance comprehension • Don't use color only as the sole means of conveying meaning • Use alternative text attributes on your image tags • Be careful using text within images • 1-855-SITEIMPROVE kry@siteimprove.com
  16. 16. WEB ACCESSIBILITY Nuts and Bolts • • • • • Semantic Markup Page Titles Headings Graphics Links siteimprove.com Clearly identify the target of each link • Good link text should not be too general; don't use "click here." • Specify a "title" attribute that describes the target of the link • Provide a way to bypass or skip a group of links • 1-855-SITEIMPROVE kry@siteimprove.com
  17. 17. WEB ACCESSIBILITY Nuts and Bolts • • • • • • Semantic Markup Page Titles Headings Graphics Links Tables and Forms siteimprove.com • • • • • Use tables to display data, not for page layout Use table headers to organize data Make forms logical and easy to use Make forms keyboard accessible Be sure to use labels with form elements 1-855-SITEIMPROVE kry@siteimprove.com
  18. 18. WEB ACCESSIBILITY Assistive Technology siteimprove.com 1-855-SITEIMPROVE kry@siteimprove.com
  19. 19. WEB ACCESSIBILITY Assistive Technology • Screen Readers siteimprove.com 1-855-SITEIMPROVE kry@siteimprove.com
  20. 20. WEB ACCESSIBILITY Assistive Technology Screen Readers • Windows and Mac Accessibility • siteimprove.com 1-855-SITEIMPROVE kry@siteimprove.com
  21. 21. WEB ACCESSIBILITY Assistive Technology Screen Readers • Windows and Mac Accessibility • Color Contrast Analyzers • siteimprove.com 1-855-SITEIMPROVE kry@siteimprove.com
  22. 22. WEB ACCESSIBILITY Assistive Technology Screen Readers • Windows and Mac Accessibility • Color Contrast Analyzers • Toolbars/Extensions/Plug Ins • siteimprove.com 1-855-SITEIMPROVE kry@siteimprove.com
  23. 23. WEB ACCESSIBILITY Assistive Technology • • • • • Screen Readers Windows and Mac Accessibility Color Contrast Analyzers Toolbars/Extensions/Plug Ins Mobile Devices siteimprove.com 1-855-SITEIMPROVE kry@siteimprove.com
  24. 24. WEB ACCESSIBILITY Getting Started siteimprove.com 1-855-SITEIMPROVE kry@siteimprove.com
  25. 25. WEB ACCESSIBILITY Getting Started • Know the Rules siteimprove.com 1-855-SITEIMPROVE kry@siteimprove.com
  26. 26. WEB ACCESSIBILITY Getting Started Know the Rules • Practical Training and Testing Plans • siteimprove.com 1-855-SITEIMPROVE kry@siteimprove.com
  27. 27. WEB ACCESSIBILITY Getting Started Know the Rules • Practical Training and Testing Plans • Low-hanging Fruit • siteimprove.com 1-855-SITEIMPROVE kry@siteimprove.com
  28. 28. WEB ACCESSIBILITY Getting Started Know the Rules • Practical Training and Testing Plans • Low-hanging Fruit • High Traffic Pages • siteimprove.com 1-855-SITEIMPROVE kry@siteimprove.com
  29. 29. WEB ACCESSIBILITY Getting Started • • • • • Know the Rules Practical Training and Testing Plans Low-hanging Fruit High Traffic Pages A-level Errors siteimprove.com 1-855-SITEIMPROVE kry@siteimprove.com
  30. 30. WEB ACCESSIBILITY Getting Started • • • • • • Know the Rules Practical Training and Testing Plans Low-hanging Fruit High Traffic Pages A-level Errors Report and Track Progress siteimprove.com 1-855-SITEIMPROVE kry@siteimprove.com
  31. 31. academy.siteimprove.com Accessibility Certification • Non-technical Course • Technical Course • Web Governance Certification • Questions? siteimprove.com 1-855-SITEIMPROVE kry@siteimprove.com
  32. 32. Resources • WCAG 2.0 • Overview of WCAG 2.0 • • W3C’s WCAG 2.0 Homepage • • www.w3.org/WAI/gettingstarted/Overview.html Section 508 • • www.w3.org/TR/WCAG20/ Getting Started with Web Accessibility • • www.w3.org/WAI/intro/wcag.php www.section508.gov/ Web Standards for Government of Canada • www.tbs-sct.gc.ca/ws-nw/index-eng.asp • Web Experience Toolkit • • wet-boew.github.io/wet-boew/index-en.html AODA • http://www.mcss.gov.on.ca/en/mcss/programs/accessibility/ • AODA Compliance Wizard • https://www.appacats.mcss.gov.on.ca/eadvisor/
  33. 33. Image Credits ! • • • • • • • • • • • • • • http://boredomblows.files.wordpress.com/2011/10/trailer_park_boys_11.jpg http://www.pdf-accessibility.com/wp-content/themes/publiread/images/content/sidebar/w3c-wcag.png http://www.americantrails.org/508_logo_clear.gif http://miketodd.typepad.com/photos/uncategorized/2007/12/06/canadian_flag.gif http://www.united-states-flag.com/media/catalog/product/cache/1/image/ 9df78eab33525d08d6e5fb8d27136e95//o/won46hf_-00_ontario-flag-4-x-6-inch.jpg http://memegenerator.net/Scumbag-Steve http://vector.me/files/images/1/5/150733/andy_tools_hammer_spanner_clip_art.jpg http://memegenerator.net/Good-Guy-Greg http://edudemic.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/browser_logos-256.png http://www.brailleworks.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/Freedom-Scientific-JAWS-forWindows-300x130.jpg http://a.espncdn.com/photo/2012/0921/referees_nfl_g_mp_576.jpg http://www.komarketingassociates.com/images/2010/07/low-hanging-fruit.jpg http://www.xaas.com/Portals/0/Images/Solutions/HighTrafficCloudHosting/ XaaS_High_Traffic_Cloud_Hosting_Rounded.jpg http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pixies/2013/2/25/1361807925686/Triple-Arating-008.jpg • http://jragsdale.files.wordpress.com/2007/06/corda1.jpg • http://memegenerator.net/The-Most-Interesting-Man-In-The-World
  34. 34. Siteimprove Web Governance Suite
 • • • • • Web Quality Assurance Web Accessibility Web Analytics Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Web Performance Alerts Visit us at Siteimprove.com

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