Resources for Designers

This page provides a starting point for information that is particularly relevant to visual designers and user interface designers.

Get a Foundation

Introduction to Web Accessibility
Includes links to videos and to lots more information that you might want to read now or later.
We encourage you to read this page even if you know a lot about accessibility.

Get Started

Tips for Getting Started Designing for Web Accessibility
Brief descriptions of some things to address for user interface design and visual design.

Get Comprehensive Guidance

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) Overview
Helps you understand the standards and supporting materials for content.
How to Meet WCAG 2 (Quick Reference)
A list of the WCAG success criteria with links to Techniques and Understanding documents. In the Filters, you can choose to see only Tags related to interaction design, visual design, and content creation.

Get Specific Guidance

Take a Free Course

The Digital Accessibility Foundations - Free Online Course page introduces a self-paced course from W3C WAI for designers and others. It is designed for non-technical and technical learners, including students, instructors, professionals, and people with disabilities. The course is free, with optional certificate.


We encourage you to look around the W3C WAI website to find other information that you might be interested in reading or sharing with others.

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