Web Accessibility

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What accessibility means

Web accessibility can be defined as a set of technologies and development and design regulations that enable the largest possible number of people to perceive and understand websitesand interact with them, irrespective of the technical means used, and including people that have some type of disability and the elderly, following the principle known as “design for everyone”.

Web accessibility benefits all users, including people with different types of disabilities (auditory, visual, cognitive, motor, mental), the elderly, those with technological constraints (little band width, devices that do not support a certain technology, etc.), and even people that are affected by constraints stemming from the environment (environmental noise or brightness, lack of understanding of the language, etc.). Furthermore, web accessibility generally improves the user experience, web quality and search engine positioning.