Getting Started with Web Accessibility: Tips, Tricks, and Best Practices

Alex Brenon

Making your website accessible to as many people as possible can seem intimidating at first. What does 'accessibility' even mean? How can we create a web that caters to all users? However, it doesn't have to be an all-or-nothing effort - every small change you make will make a difference. Front-end designers, content creators, and developers can all do their part to make your site accessible to everyone. Accessibility has additional benefits, like your site experience being more enjoyable for all users and increased SEO. This talk will primarily focus on design and content decisions and using HTML, ARIA, and CSS. You'll learn how to: Create websites that are easier for everyone to use, Retrofit existing websites, Test your site with automated and manual tools