We hear this question repeatedly, and the simple answer is ‘yes’. Ensuring website accessibility isn’t always easy, but it can be done and the results are always positive! Having an accessible website not only increases the amount of people who can view and use your website as intended, it also assists SEO efforts, aids website usability, and makes the world a better place!
Yeah, but c’mon how many people are really affected?
What many people don’t know is that up to 20 percent of website users have some form of a disability that makes accessing the web difficult. That is around one in every five people, or more than 12 million in the United Kingdom. Even if you are not a numbers person, that is a load of people to exclude from your website’s potential user base.