Ensuring that your website is accessible is important for several reasons. First and foremost, confirming that people with disabilities can use your site is simply the right thing to do. We all owe it to one another to do what’s within our power to make life a little easier for other people.
Website accessibility is also essential from a business perspective. If users can’t navigate your website easily and find the information they’re looking for or take the actions they want to take, they’re very likely to leave your site, visit another, and become someone else’s customer.
But how do you know if your site is fully accessible? Fortunately, there are both manual and automated tests you can perform to determine whether your website can be used by people of all abilities.
When you’re in the process of creating or enhancing your website, there are several steps you can take to assess its accessibility. They include: