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Delegation

After a website assessment is completed and a list of issues has been prioritized it is time to find the correct subject matter expert to fix the issue.

Delegating web accessibility issues

There are three main group that can help remediate accessibility issues.

Content Creators: 

Content creators manage most everything in the text editor.

  • Writing clear and simple content
  • Logical headings
  • Images
  • Multimedia and video text alternatives
  • Tables - used only for data, never for layout
  • iFrames
  • Making links obvious
  • Using accurate and descriptive link text
  • Discouraging the use slideshow/ carousels

Developers:

Developers can handle issues that require coding abilities.

  • Header
  • Footer
  • Navigation
  • Landmarks
  • Keyboard focus
  • Tab order
  • Electronic Forms
  • Dialog boxes and popups
  • Multimedia and text alternatives
  • Multimedia controls
  • Skip navigation links 
  • Font size / Zoom
  • Discouraging the use slideshow/ carousels

Designers:

Designers manage issues that require visual design skills.

  • Consistency and logic in visual navigation
  • Writing clear and simple content
  • Choice of color
  • Font size / Zoom
  • Discouraging the use slideshow/ carousels