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A Brief Introduction to Web Accessibility
While there are a lot of disabilities and conditions that can affect the way people use websites, let’s take a look at some of the most common categories of impairments:
10 Ways to Make Your Website Accessible
1. Make Sure Your Site Is Keyboard-Friendly
This step is also the most important. Put simply: for a website to be accessible, it must work without the use of a mouse. This is because many assistive technologies rely on keyboard-only navigation. As such, it must be possible to use all of your site’s major features via a keyboard and nothing else. This includes accessing all pages, links, content, and so on.
2. Make Sure All Content Is Easily Accessible
In addition to making your site keyboard-friendly, you also need to ensure that all content on the page is actually accessible. While this is usually not a problem, it can be an issue when a page contains dynamic content.
3. Add Alt Text to All Images
Alt text (sometimes called alt attributes, alt descriptions, or alt tags) is also accessed by screen readers to ‘read’ the picture. You can therefore use this field to describe an image, giving context to users who would otherwise miss it.
4. Choose Your Colors Carefully
9% of men have some form of colorblindness. We should think about this when designing a site!
5. Use Headers to Structure Your Content Correctly
Another key task to make your site accessible is structuring your content by using headers carefully. Doing this will make your content much easier to understand and digest and improves flow.
6. Design Your Forms for Accessibility
Forms are a useful addition to most sites but must be designed carefully. What’s most important is to ensure that each field is clearly labeled. You should also aim to place the labels adjacent to the respective fields. While a sighted user can easily match a label to the corresponding field or option, this may not be obvious for someone using a screen reader.
7. Don’t Use Tables for Anything Except Tabular Data
When it comes to displaying data, tables are handy. They make it much easier for all users, including those using assistive technology, to parse a large amount of data. To get the maximum benefit, however, you’ll want to keep your tables as simple as you can.
8. Enable Resizable Text That Doesn’t Break Your Site
Most devices and browsers will enable users to resize text, which can be helpful for those with visual impairments. However, if you don’t build your site to support this feature, resizing text could break your design or make it difficult to interact with your site.
10. Create Content With Accessibility in Mind
Finally, we come to the core of your site: its content. While designing your site for accessibility is hugely important, you should bear the same considerations in mind when creating content.
Accessible Website Design in
By taking the time to understand the possible flaws in your design and content, you can make sure your site is optimized for accessibility today.
Information AboutPasay, officially the City of Pasay (Filipino: Lungsod ng Pasay; IPA: ['pasaɪ]), is a 1st class highly urbanized city in the National Capital Region of the Philippines. According to the 2020 census, it has a population of 440,656 people. Due to its location just south of Manila, Pasay quickly became an urban town during the American colonial period. An explanation says that Pasay got its name from a princess named Dayang-dayang Pasay. She was a princess of the Namayan Kingdom that existed around year 1175. She owned the lands now comprising the territories of Culi-culi, Pasay and Baclaran. In year 1727, the of the place was changed from Pasay to Pineda in honor of Don Cornelio Pineda, a Spanish horticulturist who requested for guardias civiles for protection from bandits. The name was used as the name of the place until the early 20th century. Pasay City is not known as the “Cultural Center of Metro Manila” for nothing because most of its attractions are at the CCP Complex. Located in this area which is devoted to the development and promotion of the arts, culture and trade are the Tanghalang Francisco Balagtas, Coconut Palace, Cultural Center of the Philippines, Manila Film Center, Philippine International Convention Center, World Trade Center-Metro Manila, Philippine Trade Training Center, Product Design and Development Center of the Philippines. The Cuneta Astrodome where sporting events and beauty pageants are held and theme parks such as Nayong Pilipino, Boom na Boom and Star City are located nearby. Popular destinations of visitors to Pasay are the following: The Coconut Palace: Located along Eduardo A. Makabenta Street at the CCP Complex, this luxurious venue is a palace made of coconut lumber, coconut shells and various Philippine hardwood to celebrate the coconut as the “Tree of Life.” Literally every part of the coconut tree is used in the construction, design and ornaments of the Coconut Palace—from its trunk and roots to the bark, flower, fruit and shell. Nayong Pilipino: Touted as the country’s one and only cultural park. Located along MIA Road, Nayong Pilipino presents the Philippines in miniature and showcases the rich cultural and natural heritage of the country through indigenous architectural styles, creative crafts, art and cultural presentations. SM Mall of Asia: Located at the southernmost tip of EDSA inside the reclaimed area is the biggest shopping mall in the country and listed by Forbes magazine as the third largest in the world. Some of the main attractions the SM Mall of Asia are the first ever IMAX theater in the Philippines and an Olympic-sized skating rink, which is reputedly the biggest in Southeast Asia.
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