Search Engine Optimization (SEO) represents 60% of online traffic coming to most websites. The impact of search engines in our world are such that “to google” has been a verb in the Oxford and Merriam Webster dictionnary for almost a decade now. SEO is one of the practices that are heavily impacted by HTML5 along with accessibility. Accessibility aims to help individuals who have difficulties navigating the Web. In Canada, nearly 1 in 10 Canadians benefit form a website compliant with accessibility standards.
This presentation will show how HTML5 can dramatically improve accessibility and what it could mean for the future of SEO.