An Introduction To Website Accessibility

May-Accessibility

We all know, or at least have heard or read somewhere, that websites need to be accessible for everyone. But what does that mean, and what can you do to make your website fully accessible? Julian White, who experiences accessibility issues on a daily basis, explains the basics for the Joomla Community Magazine

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Explore the Core - Accessibility Add-ons in Joomla 4.1

March-Accessibility

Everyone has his own preferences and needs - and Joomla takes care of them all.

In addition to all the measures taken in the core for providing an accessible authoring tool there are add-ons in Joomla that can make your life easier and make your users and customers feel more comfortable. 

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A Web Without Barriers

June-A11y

Over the last four years I'be been on a journey to learn more about accessibility and to share that knowledge and experience. I've been fortunate to have had some amazing mentors who have given their time (in exchange for the occasional beer and curry) to nudge me in the right direction and answer my queries. When we help each other and work together we can achieve so much more than when we stay marooned on our own islands.

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Mind the contrast: Check your colors and make a difference

November-Contrast Colour contrast matters

When designing a website one technique for people with lousy design abilities (as myself) is to use Color Wheel to choose the best matching ones that fit your design.

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An image is worth a thousand words

An image is worth a thousand words Web Accessibility

How many times have we heard this phrase but is it really true? Most content creators will spend a long time selecting the perfect photo to illustrate their article. The key word is illustrate. The image should be used to enhance the content. Perhaps to set the mood of the article or to illustrate an example in the text such as a product shot.

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A first approach to accessibility testing

October-accessibility

Accessibility is a key aspect of our sites and from the JAT we put our efforts into making Joomla more accessible. But Joomla is just one of the pieces in the final puzzle of your website. The final result depends on your template and other extensions you use.

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Accessible resources in Joomla! 3.x (Part 2)

Sept-TemplateA11y

We continue our research on accessible resources for Joomla! 3.x and to present what we are doing in the Joomla Accessibility Team waiting for the new 4.0 release.

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Accessible Resources for Joomla 3.x

August-TemplateA11y

«Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see» (M.Twain):  with an accessible template we can really do it!

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Joomla 4 and Accessibility: give back the web to everyone

July-A11y

Since the beginning, in Joomla, we have worked to make the web accessible to everyone because as we claim in our Accessibility Statement: Inclusion is in our heart.

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June news from JAT (Joomla Accessibility Team)

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Joomla! Participation in Global Accessibility Awareness Day

May is an important month for accessibility, every year a community event of great strength is celebrated all over the world: Global Accessibility Awareness Day.

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