Re: [BCAB] Web Design advice Lewis Crack 22 Nov 2012 20:49 GMT

Hi Sue.

First of all, I would consider using Alt text on all image, with a description of the image, e.g if there is an image of a Christmas Tree, the text will say underneath it: This is an Image of a Christmas Tree. The text can be as long and as short as you want.
Also, use of headings, lists and labelled buttons are also extremely useful for visually impaired users. I have made websites in HTML and JavaScript, and have managed to make them accessible. Also, labelling all form elements is essential for all VI users.
Hope this helps.

On 22 Nov 2012, at 20:06, Sue & Ian <> wrote:

> Hi, I am looking for some advice from those of you who understand web design and implimenting accessibility/usability from the start. I am involved with a small group who have just secured funding to set up a website and we want to make sure it is accessible and more importantly useable from a disabled persons point of view, especially using screen readers and magnification. Is there anything in particular we should be a, asking for and b, looking for, when dealing with web designers. Thanks Susan Jones
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