Technical Guidance for Website Accessibility
This section provides a list of resources for web professionals who are looking to make their websites accessible.
Verified Accessibility Samples (Va11yS)
Va11yS is an open source repository of working code examples, demonstrating how to implement accessibility in HTML, CSS, and other languages. To access the repository, follow the “Va11yS” link, which appears under the “GitHub repo activity” heading.
Guidelines and Other Resources
Resources for web developers
and content managers
Adobe and Accessibility (Design and User Experience: what works or does not from a usability standpoint)
U.S. department of Health & Human Services (HHS guide to making a variety of files accessible.)
Federal social media gets accessibility toolkit (Announced March 6, 2013)
WebAIM: Visual Disabilities – Color-blindness (This page discusses the different types of color blindness and considerations for web design.)
Automated Accessibility Checkers
Accesssibility Checker for PDF Forms
Juicy Studio Accessibility Toolbar
Functional Accessibility Evaluator
Test Accessibility on Mobile Devices with iOS VoiceOver Screen Reader
WebAIM Color Contrast Checker
WAVE Web Accessibility Tool
See the W3C-WAI’s database of Web Accessibility Evaluation Tools for more options.