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Accessible front-end development ensures people can access, understand, and navigate online content, regardless of how they’re accessing it.
Why it's important
- Explore the impact and benefits for everyone. Watch the web accessibility perspectives video series from the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C).
How to use your guide
- Follow the steps on each page. They aren't designed to be a list of everything you need to meet the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG). But they will cover some of the key things you need to know or do.
- Plan for accessibility and conduct accessibility testing throughout development.
- Take a short course - most are free. A great starting point is Web Accessibility by Google. It's free. In this course you’ll get hands-on experience making web applications accessible.
- Use the Web Accessibility Tutorials from World Wide Web Consortium (W3C as an ongoing reference. They provide guidance on how to meet WCAG.
- Join the community - get or give advice and support.
- Video tutorials: Google Chrome Developers, accessibility learning (YouTube)
- Web accessibility for developers (Wuhcag)
- Mobile Accessibility (W3C)
Published by: Digital Citizen Services
Last update: 30 April 2019, first published
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