Resources for Content Writers

This page provides a starting point for information that is particularly relevant to content writers.

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 Writing for Web Accessibility
Brief descriptions of some things to address for content writing.
Use Clear and Understandable Content
Guidance on writing that meets the accessibility needs of people with cognitive and learning disabilities.

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) – filtered for “Content Creation” Tags
A list of WCAG success criteria related to content writing.
Making Audio and Video Media Accessible
Guidance on writing captions, description of visual information, and more.


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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