Accessible Digital Documents and Web Design Guidelines
Accessible Digital Documents
Carolina Blue & Color Guidelines
UNC has updated their guidelines for web applications to include accessible colors and recommendations for logos.
Keyboard accessibility is sometimes overlooked since it is not something that accessibility checkers usually check. Tab through the website to test the keyboard navigation. Improve the site using Skip To sections. Check for focus outlines to indicate where the cursor is on the website. Press enter to select links. Test forms, using the space bar to toggle checkboxes and the up and down arrows for select lists. Press enter to submit forms. Learn about ways to improve the keyboard accessibility of your website.
Transcripts and Captions
Captioning YouTube Videos
How to Get the Transcript from a YouTube Video
If your website includes embedded video or images with text, such as posters or slides, always include a transcript on the page so that the content is easily accessible to screen readers. Videos should also include captions.
Accessibility for teams
Accessibility is a team effort. Everyone has a role to play. This guide describes a few key items that each team member can use to quickly ramp up on the subject and hopefully improve the overall experience of their app.