Web Accessibility: What, Why, and When

Jun 26, 2016

Phil Kragnes

You’ve probably heard it, “Your Web site must be accessible.” And you’ve probably thought to yourself… What does accessible mean… Why does it need to be accessible and who does it benefit… and When is the best time to be thinking about accessibility? Come find out the answers to these questions, ask some of your own and find out it’s not as bad or difficult as you might have thought.

Accessibility vs. Accommodation
Accessibility and Usability
Equivalent Ease of Use
Equivalent Time to Completion


Benefits for Users with Disabilities
Benefits for All Users
Benefits for Site Developers
Pride: Good Sites vs. Great Sites
Avoiding the Stick (legal and policy considerations)


New and Legacy Pages
Planning: Built-in vs. Tacked-on
Testing and Evaluation


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