Web Accessibility

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What accessibility means

Web accessibility can be defined as the set of development and design technologies and regulations that enable more users to see, understand and interact with web sites, no matter what technical resources are used, including people with some type of disability and the elderly, thereby following the "design for all" principle.

Web accessibility benefits all users, including people with various kinds of disabilities (auditory, visual, cognitive, motor, neurological), the elderly, people with limited technology (poor bandwidth, devices unable to support a particular technology, and so on) and even people affected by circumstances in their environment (background noise, lighting, lack of language skills and the like). Web accessibility,what is more, usually improves users' overall experience, as well as resulting in better web site quality and positioning.