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WCAG 2.0 for writers A brief overview of accessible content WANAU Melbourne  September 2009
Accessibility? What’s that?
…  but that’s for blind people and we don’t have any here
I thought the web team  did all that stuff
…  and so it came to pass that their new accessible  website was ruined by their web writers!
Potential impact of web writers ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object]
Document file types ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object]
‘ Accessibility supported’ means ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object]
Is PDF ‘accessibility supported’? ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object]
Potential impact of web writers ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object]
Readability ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object]
 
 
Shortened forms ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object]
 
 
 
 
Instructions ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object]
 
Non-literal or specialised use of words ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object]
 
Foreign language ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object]
Pronunciation ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object]
Potential impact of web writers ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object]
Headings (1 of 3) ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object]
[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],Headings (2 of 3)
How descriptive is this heading? ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object]
 
Headings (3 of 3) ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object]
 
 
Tables, lists, quotations, citations … ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object]
 
Potential impact of web writers ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object]
Images (1 of 2)  SC 1.1.1 (A) Images have an equivalent text alternative Techniques for 1.1.1 Understanding 1.1.1
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Images (2 of 2) ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object]
 
Colour ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object]
 
Contrast (1 of 2) ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object]
 
Contrast (2 of 2) ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object]
Potential impact of web writers ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object]
Link text (1 of 2) ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object]
 
 
 
Link text (2 of 2) ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object]
 
Potential impact of web writers ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object]
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Some final thoughts on WCAG 2.0 ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object]

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WCAG 2.0 overview for accessible web writing