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Quick Accessibility Tips

Images and Media

Do I need to include an alt attribute on every image?

Why is an alt attribute needed? Even if the image is just random or decorative?

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How do I set alt text for an image in a CSS background?

What to do with images added using CSS.

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I can’t write a text alternative for this!

What to do if you think it isn't possible to write a full text alternative.

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Data

Dynamic data charts – how do I make them accessible?

Is it even possible to write a text alternative for a dynamic chart?

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HTML

Should I use a <button> or an <a> tag? What about <span>?

How to decide which element to use for a clickable control.

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WCAG Guidelines

What's the difference between WCAG Levels A and AA?

Which one is easier? Can you partially meet them?

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