Design and Develop Overview

Tips for Getting Started with Web Accessibility

These tips introduce some basic considerations for making your website more accessible to people with disabilities. They provide links to additional guidance.

Writing for Web Accessibility
Tips for writing and presenting content.
Designing for Web Accessibility
Tips for user interface and visual design.
Developing for Web Accessibility
Tips for markup and coding.

Media Resource for Audio and Video

Making Audio and Video Media Accessible
Helps you understand and create captions/subtitles, audio description of visual information, descriptive transcripts, and sign language for media. Includes guidance for creating new videos, and on media player accessibility. Introduces user experiences and benefits to organizations.

Web Accessibility Tutorials

The tutorials provide guidance on how to create components that meet Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG), that are more accessible to people with disabilities, and that provide a better user experience for everyone.

Other Design and Development Resources

How to Meet WCAG (Quick Reference)
A customizable reference to Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) requirements (“success criteria”) and techniques.
WAI-ARIA Authoring Practices Guide (APG)
Provides approaches, advice, and examples to help web application developers make widgets, navigation, and behaviors accessible using WAI-ARIA (Accessible Rich Internet Applications) roles, states, and properties.
Cognitive Accessibility Guidance
Provides objectives and design patterns to improve accessibility for people with cognitive and learning disabilities. Introduced in About Supplemental Guidance.
Developing Websites for Older People: How WCAG Applies
Lists specific WCAG success criteria and techniques that particularly improve accessibility and usability for older people.
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