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Chapter 9. building for the web > building for accessibility

building for accessibility

Compatibility, as you’ve read, is a major theme of web production. In order to reach the widest possible audience, you have to build a site that will display appropriately on computers with different platforms, browsers, and connection speeds.

But along with technical disparities, it’s important to consider the different physical needs of users. There are millions of sight- and hearing-impaired people online, who customize their browsers to compensate for their disabilities. With just a small amount of thought and effort, you can make your site accessible to them.


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