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Session Summary

Don’t write inaccessible code! Come learn how to make your sites and pages inclusive to ALL. This session will cover the basic HTML techniques for accessible content. There will be code.


This session will explore using basic HTML elements for accessible web content. Think you know them? Probably not. Of one million home pages tested, 97.8% had detectable accessibility failures! The session will review semantic HTML and why it is important for accessibility. See how using the proper elements adds landmarks to your page that help assistive technology users navigate. Learn about the various input types and why using them correctly is important. This session will demonstrate accessibility failures and show you how to avoid them.

Practical Skills

  • The importance of semantic HTML for accessibility
  • Why the correct input type is important
  • When to use figure and figcaption elements

Presentation Materials