Developing for Web Accessibility is the process of designing and coding websites and web applications that can be used by everyone, including people with disabilities. Web accessibility is essential for creating an inclusive and equitable online experience for all users. This course "Developing for Web Accessibility" is designed to provide a comprehensive introduction to the principles and techniques of web accessibility and how to apply them in web development.
Throughout the course, you will learn the basics of web accessibility, including the different types of disabilities, the impact of disabilities on web use, and the guidelines and standards that govern web accessibility. We will start by learning about the different types of disabilities such as visual, auditory, motor, and cognitive, and how they impact web use. You will also learn about the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) and how they are used to create accessible websites and web applications.
We will also cover the best practices for developing web applications, such as how to manage large projects and collaborate with other team members. You will also learn about web development tools such as aXe, WAVE, and Lighthouse, and how to use them to improve your development workflow.
Throughout the course, you will also learn about the latest trends and updates in web accessibility and how to use them in your applications. With the help of this course, you will have a solid understanding of web accessibility and the skills to build accessible websites and web applications using the latest technologies and best practices.
Author: World Wide Web Consortium Web Accessibility Initiative