Standards for Writing Accessibly


Writing to meet WCAG2 standards can be a challenge, but it’s worthwhile. Albert Einstein, the archetypical genius and physicist, once said, “Any fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius—and a lot of courage—to move in the opposite direction.” Hopefully, this entire book will help you better write for accessibility. So far, you’ve learned: Why clarity is importantHow to structure messages for error states and stress casesHow to test the effectiveness of the words you write All that should help your writing be better for screen readers, give additional context to users who may need it, and be easier to parse. But there are a few specific points that you may not otherwise think about, even after reading these pages. Standards for Writing Accessibly

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