Deborah Edwards-Onoro
@redcrew

Three Tips to Improve the Accessibility
of Your Site
Metro Detroit WordPress Meetup
Februa...
Deborah Edwards-Onoro
@redcrew

What is an accessible website?
Deborah Edwards-Onoro
@redcrew

“The power of the Web is in its
universality. Access by everyone
regardless of disability ...
Deborah Edwards-Onoro
@redcrew

Tip #1: Add meaningful link text
Deborah Edwards-Onoro
@redcrew

Use

Avoid

❖Descriptive text, so
purpose can be
clearly understood
❖Text that can be
unde...
Deborah Edwards-Onoro
@redcrew

Tip #2: Add appropriate alternative
text to images
Deborah Edwards-Onoro
@redcrew

Add appropriate
descriptive text
Deborah Edwards-Onoro
@redcrew

Tip #3: Add captions and transcripts to
videos
Deborah Edwards-Onoro
@redcrew

Captioning and Transcript Resources
❖YouTube: http://bit.ly/ytcaptions
❖Amara: http://bit....
Deborah Edwards-Onoro
@redcrew

Say hello
Deborah Edwards-Onoro
deborah@lireo.com
Lireo Designs
http://www.lireo.com/
Three Tips to Improve the Accessibility of Your Website
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Creating an accessible website means everyone can access the content on your site, no matter what language, software, or hardware they use. These three tips are steps you can take today to make your website more accessible to everyone.

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Three Tips to Improve the Accessibility of Your Website

  1. 1. Deborah Edwards-Onoro @redcrew Three Tips to Improve the Accessibility of Your Site Metro Detroit WordPress Meetup February 9, 2014
  2. 2. Deborah Edwards-Onoro @redcrew What is an accessible website?
  3. 3. Deborah Edwards-Onoro @redcrew “The power of the Web is in its universality. Access by everyone regardless of disability is an essential aspect.” Tim Berners-Lee, Inventor of the World Wide Web
  4. 4. Deborah Edwards-Onoro @redcrew Tip #1: Add meaningful link text
  5. 5. Deborah Edwards-Onoro @redcrew Use Avoid ❖Descriptive text, so purpose can be clearly understood ❖Text that can be understood out of context ❖“Click here” ❖“Read more” ❖“More info”
  6. 6. Deborah Edwards-Onoro @redcrew Tip #2: Add appropriate alternative text to images
  7. 7. Deborah Edwards-Onoro @redcrew Add appropriate descriptive text
  8. 8. Deborah Edwards-Onoro @redcrew Tip #3: Add captions and transcripts to videos
  9. 9. Deborah Edwards-Onoro @redcrew Captioning and Transcript Resources ❖YouTube: http://bit.ly/ytcaptions ❖Amara: http://bit.ly/acaptions ❖Cielo 24: http://bit.ly/cielo24cap ❖Automatic Sync: http://bit.ly/ascaptions ❖3PlayMedia: http://bit.ly/3pmcaptions
  10. 10. Deborah Edwards-Onoro @redcrew Say hello Deborah Edwards-Onoro deborah@lireo.com Lireo Designs http://www.lireo.com/

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