Below are the four pillars of accessibility as established by W3C WAI (Web Accessibility Initiative). Please visit: www.w3.org/WAI/ for more information. These four pillars offer a strong guide to incorporating universal access into your workflow.
- Provide text alternatives for non-text content.
- Provide captions and other alternatives for multimedia.
- Create content that can be presented in different ways , including by assistive technologies, without losing meaning.
- Make it easier for users to see and hear content .
- Make all functionality available from a keyboard .
- Give users enough time to read and use content.
- Do not use content that causes seizures or physical reactions.
- Help users navigate and find content .
- Make it easier to use inputs other than keyboard .
- Make text readable and understandable .
- Make content appear and operate in predictable ways.
- Help users avoid and correct mistakes .
- Maximize compatibility with current and future user tools.