Camp Tech Podcast with Avery Swartz
About This Show
In this digital age, staying connected online is good business. But many people find tech intimidating. Tune it to the Camp Tech podcast where host Avery Swartz will help you navigate the digital world in a beginner-friendly way. Hear tech industry professionals give expert insight into the digital opportunities available to business owners today. You will learn practical tips and discover how to make the web work for you - no previous technical knowledge required.
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013: Website Accessibility
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On today's episode, my guest and I discuss the often overlooked issue of website accessibility. Returning guest Linn Oyen Farley is a Web Developer and Designer, who is not only a fellow Camp Tech instructor, but also someone with whom I’ve created websites. Accessibility is an issue that can be overlooked when developing websites. Linn and I explain what web accessibility is, the technology that increases accessibility, and where that technology is headed in the future. If you are developing a website, it is always important to consider how different types of people will be able to access your content. Listen in as we explain accessibility and some strategies for making the web open to all. Episode Highlights: What does “Accessibility” mean in terms of the web? Barriers to accessing online content Technology that enables accessibility The parties responsible for making the web more accessible Legislation of accessibility Ways to detect potential accessibility issues on your website Screen Reader tips Design considerations for accessibility Accessibility Plug-ins Questions to ask during website development Resources: Hover (use promo code CampTechPodcast to get 10% off your first order) Worker Bee Linn's website Linn on Twitter Camp Tech on Twitter Avery on Twitter Stats on People with Disabilities in Ontario Ontario's (Canada) AODA Website Accessibility regulations Section 508 Standards (USA)