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Resources for visual accessibility of web sites

Presented by Catharine McNally at TCDrupal2016

Color blindness simulator

If the design fails to work well in simulator, send it back, before implementation.

4.5% of world is colorblind: 8% of men, 0.5% of women.

WCAG Contrast checker Firefox add-on

WCAG Color Contrast Checker (Firefox)

Easily calculate color contrast ratios and if meets minimum standards

Other tips

Avoid links that have no context in themselves such as "click here" or "read more"— screen reader users typically scan links.

Use Drupal 8, it gets lots of things right.

Do it for your users, yourself, your lawyer, for SEO...


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