People with disabilities have the right to full and equal participation
in all walks of life. The Equal Rights Act for People with Disabilities
and Accessibility Regulations are designed to ensure that they can
exercise this right.
The W3C International Web Content
Accessibility Guidelines become an international guideline for website
accessibility regulation. The Accessibility Regulations deal with the
removal of barriers so that people with disabilities can receive the
same level of comfort and quality as the general public accepts.
accommodations allow people with different disabilities such as the
blind and visually impaired, people with physical disabilities who have
difficulty operating their hands, people with cognitive disabilities
such as dyslexia and ADHD, people with hearing impairments and others
with disabilities, to make effective use of the services and information
offered on the site.
Here are some examples of guidelines for sites for people with disabilities:
blind user uses software that can read information from the computer.
When browsing the site, the website should be adjusted so it will be
able to read all texts in logical order, obtain a description of
information contained in the images, identify headings and links and be
able to run everything on the site such as Links, Forms and Buttons. A
user with a disability who is unable to operate a mouse or similar
facility can navigate the site and perform operations using commands
provided through the keyboard. The text on the website is relatively conspicuously colored in the background, enabling people whose vision is poor to read. People
with hearing impairments can obtain the verbal information provided on
videos on the site by adding captions to the videos.
accessibility can actually benefit everyone, including people without
disabilities. Web accessibility is about making web design flexible,
increasing usability for all. Also, it has been shown that web
accessibility can have a very positive affect financially, technically,
and through public perception of an organization.
FAQ What does an accessible site look like? An
accessible site looks like a regular site, and the adjustments usually
do not change the appearance or ability of people with disabilities to
navigate, read, or use it. There are sites where accessibility bars have been added that allow users to change colors, increase captions, and so on.
How do I check site accessibility?
Most testing is done by people and about a third of it can be done with automated tools.
How do I make my site accessible?
accessibility is made in accordance with the Web Content Accessibility
Guidelines. The instructions include links to explanations and examples
on how to make the submission. The explanations are adapted to various
technologies that use web services including HTML, FLASH, PDF, CSS and
more. These explanations and examples are regularly updated according to
Do I have to install "Accessibility Bar" on my site? An
accessible website is a site that complies with the Accessibility
Regulations which is based on the WCAG 2.0 Guidance Document AA Level. It
should be noted that the integration of these bars is not mandatory and
that a site can be pre-manufactured in contrast to the colors in
accordance with the standard, and the caption can be increased using the
browser, but having the bar allow keeping the website design and add
the plugin without having the need to change the site look and fill of
the existing design.
Dose the access bar guaranty accessibility? Many
website owners often add an "access bar", a shelf product that allows
for certain accessibility adjustments. It should be emphasized that
incorporating these bars is not exempt from compliance with all of the
above regulatory and standard requirements with respect to a website, or
from making any necessary accessibility adjustments. It should also be
emphasized that there is no obligation to use the "Accessibility Bar" to
reach the level of accessibility required by law and regulations.