In a previous article we talked about why accessibility matters, in terms of business, SEO, usability, and even the law. In this article I’ll explain how to create accessible WordPress themes, though the same ideas apply to any platform.
With 4.5% of the global population experiencing color blindness, 4% suffering from low vision, and another 0.6% beingblind, visual difficulties with using the webare more prevalent than you might appreciate. This guide will look at how designing for people with visual impairments can improve the web for everyone.
Accessibility matters because we, the people, want to use the web. Working towards an inclusive web helps us achieve that goal.
Here are a three simple accessibility tips to keep in mind so you can create more inclusive and user friendly designs. But inclusive how? According to WebAIM, the major categories of disability types are: