Accessible content techniques

A practical topic-based resource to help you comply with WCAG 2.0.
  • Author: Access iQ ®
  • Date: 28 Jan 2015
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Creating Word documents that can be read by people of all abilities is just as important as creating accessible web content.
  • Author: Sarah Pulis
  • Date: 1 Aug 2012
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Make acronyms and abbreviations accessible to as many people as possible by providing a way for screen readers to announce the extended version or providing an explanation in text or through a glossary.
  • Author: Access iQ ®
  • Date: 26 Nov 2012
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Tips and tricks for content authors on accessible acronyms and abbreviations.
  • Author: Access iQ ®
  • Date: 26 Nov 2012
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Use the correct colour contrast so that it is accessible for people who are blind or vision impaired.
  • Author: Access iQ ®
  • Date: 21 Jan 2013
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Tips and tricks for content authors on accessible colour contrast.
  • Author: Access iQ ®
  • Date: 27 Nov 2012
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When you use colour to convey information, always make sure the same information is communicated either in text or via other visual cues such as text formatting or font size.
  • Author: Access iQ ®
  • Date: 27 Nov 2012
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Tips and tricks for making the use of colour to convey meaning, accessible.
  • Author: Access iQ ®
  • Date: 27 Nov 2012
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Making your video content accessible is one of the most costly components of web accessibility, but there are several ways you can reduce expenses.
  • Author: Sarah Pulis
  • Date: 5 Oct 2012
Use best practice techniques for foreign words or phrases to provide a way for screen readers to switch to the correct language required.
  • Author: Access iQ ®
  • Date: 24 Jan 2013
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Tips and tricks for content authors on using accessible foreign words and phrases.
  • Author: Access iQ ®
  • Date: 26 Nov 2012
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A review of audio description guidelines and standards from around the world, and a list of best practice techniques for audio description.
A review of captioning guidelines and standards from around the world, and a list of captions tips and tricks from Chris Mikul, a captioner with more than 25 years experience.
Headings provide structure for information on webpages. Learn best practice for using heading attribute to provide structure for your content when a screen reader is used to navigate a website.
  • Author: Access iQ ®
  • Date: 26 Nov 2012
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Tips and tricks for content authors on creating accessible headings.
  • Author: Access iQ ®
  • Date: 26 Nov 2012
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Learn how to use alternative text for images, so that they are accessible to people who use screen readers and other assistive technologies.
  • Author: Access iQ ®
  • Date: 23 Nov 2012
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Tips and tricks on using text alternatives for images so they are accessible to people who use screen readers and other assistive technologies.
  • Author: Access iQ ®
  • Date: 23 Nov 2012
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Headings, lists, tables and emphasis all help the user to read and understand your content, by distinguishing one block of content from another and thereby establishing a structural relationship between them.
  • Author: Access iQ ®
  • Date: 28 Nov 2012
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Tips and tricks for showing information and relationships of content, so that it can be accessed by people who use assistive technology to access content on the web.
  • Author: Access iQ ®
  • Date: 27 Nov 2012
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What makes a webpage different to a page in a book is its links. Create links that are accessible by making them meaningful for a screen reader and people who use assistive technology to access the web.
  • Author: Access iQ ®
  • Date: 26 Nov 2012
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