Website Accessibility

Learn how to ensure your website is accessible. These resources include QA and auditing tips as well as information about government standards.

Introduction to ISO 639 Language Codes and Where to Find Them

Learn about ISO 639 language code sets, their implementation in HTML, and where to find a (mostly) comprehensive code list.

Subject(s): Ebook Production, Website Accessibility
Resource Type(s): Standards and Best Practices
Audience:
Introduction

Introduction to Website Accessibility

There is a lot of in-depth information available about how to make websites and digital content accessible. This resource discusses 8 recommendations which serve as a great start!

Subject(s): Strategic Planning, Website Accessibility
Resource Type(s): Foundations and Rationale, Standards and Best Practices
Audience:
Introduction

Web Accessibility Standards, Requirements, & Legislation (including WCAG)

The standards for web accessibility are complex, it’s true. This resource discusses the rules in Canada, and breaks down exactly what is needed to meet the all-important Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG). Even when simplified,...

Subject(s): Website Accessibility
Resource Type(s): Standards and Best Practices
Audience:
Technical

Reviewing Website Accessibility

This resource gives a brief overview of the existing options for reviewing the accessibility of a website, including using checklists, running automated checking tools, and hiring people to audit a site.

Subject(s): Website Accessibility
Resource Type(s): Standards and Best Practices
Audience:
Technical

Checklists for Website Accessibility

This resource offers two checklists for web accessibility one: a simplified one, which will help ensure that a site has paid close attention to accessibility standards, and a more advanced one based on the WCAG...

Subject(s): Website Accessibility
Resource Type(s): Checklist
Audience:
Technical

Guide for Reviewing Image Descriptions

This guide shares a short checklist of items to review when reading or editing image descriptions. Whether you wrote them yourself, or someone else wrote them, this guide will help ensure the quality of descriptions.

Subject(s): Digital Marketing, Ebook Production, Image Descriptions, Website Accessibility
Resource Type(s): Checklist, Standards and Best Practices
Audience:
Non-technical