Accessibility for Web Developers

Information for web developers on how to make your website or web application accessible to people with visual, hearing, motor, or cognitive disabilities.

This document covers Advanced Organization, Advanced Text and Images, and Advanced Audiovisual.

There is a supplementary document titled "Web Accessibility for Web Developers - Forms, Frames and Advanced Topics" that covers Advanced Forms, Advanced Frames, and other Advanced Topics.

CMS users have a parallel document titled "Web Accessibility for Users of Content Management Systems" that omits recommendations for features that are usually not controllable by a CMS user, and avoids reference to HTML elements not usually visible to someone using a GUI editor.

Advanced Organization

The same guidance is offered in Organization for CMS users, except as noted.

Advanced Text and Images

The same guidance is offered in Text and Images for CMS users, except as noted.

Advanced Audiovisual

The same guidance is offered in Audiovisual for CMS users, except as noted.

Optional

Optional for Advanced Organization

The same guidance is offered in Optional for Organization for CMS users, except as noted.
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Optional for Advanced Text and Images

The same guidance is offered in Optional for Text and Images for CMS users, except as noted.
Back to Advanced Text and Images

Optional for Advanced Audiovisual

The same guidance is offered in Optional for Audiovisual for CMS users, except as noted.Back to Advanced Audiovisual

This document covers Advanced Forms, Advanced Frames and other Advanced Topics.

It is a supplement to “Web Accessibility for Web Developers,” which covers Advanced Organization, Advanced Text and Images, and Advanced Audiovisual.

CMS users have a parallel document titled "Web Accessibility for Users of Content Management Systems - Form and Frames Supplement" that omits recommendations for features that are usually not controllable by a CMS user, and avoids reference to HTML elements not usually visible to someone using a GUI editor.


Advanced Forms

The CMS user forms supplement offers the same guidance, except as noted.
Optional for Advanced Forms

Advanced Frames

The CMS user frames supplement offers the same guidance, except as noted.Optional for Advanced Frames (none applicable)

Advanced Topics

The following recommendations are for advanced topics that may need to be considered when creating an application. Most applications will also involve elements of Advanced Organization, Advanced Text and Images, and Advanced Audiovisual, all of which are covered in “Web Accessibility for Web Developers.” If the application includes forms or frames, see Advanced Forms and Advanced Frames above.

Optional for Advanced Topics

Optional

Optional for Advanced Forms

The CMS user forms supplement offers the same guidance, except as noted.
Back to Advanced Forms

Optional for Advanced Frames

None Applicable.

Back to Advanced Frames

Optional for Advanced Topics

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