Web content accessibility instructions for authors
What you need to do to comply with requirements and reach more readers
From the developerWorks archives
Date archived: May 17, 2017 | First published: July 08, 2008
The purpose of making Web content "accessible" is to ensure that all readers have equal opportunities to learn, including those who have vision or hearing impairments. Accessible content is required by federal laws and corporate policies. This article explains what these regulations require and how to write and format your articles, tutorials, and Web pages to ensure that they comply and reach more readers.
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