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Course level: Intermediate

Learn how to write accessible HTML by solving interactive coding challenges and fixing a real-world website.

You'll learn

What is accessible development?

Why accessibility matters

Contrast ratios

The accessibility tree

WCAG levels

Alternative text

Links

Labels

Attributes

ARIA & live regions

Lists

Headings

Semantic HTML

Fieldset & legend tags

You'll build

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Accessible Site

Improve a website's usability by fixing accessibility issues and ensuring compliance with WCAG guidelines.

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Accessible Form

Modify an online form to boost its accessibility, ensuring it is easy to use and understandable for people with various disabilities.

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Prerequisites

Before taking this course, you should have a basic understanding of HTML and CSS. Here’s our suggested resource to get you up to speed.

Meet your teacher

The course creator

Fredrik Ridderfalk

Molecular biologist, science teacher, and front-end engineer.

Why this course rocks

This course is all about making the web a better place for everyone. You'll dive into what it truly means to build accessible websites and why it's so important.

You'll get to grips with all the fundamentals of accessible development, like understanding contrast ratios, exploring the accessibility tree, getting familiar with WCAG levels, and much more.

But it's not just about theory. You'll be applying what you learn in interactive challenges, fixing up a real-world website that contains a range of accessibility flaws.


By the time you finish this course, you'll have the skills and knowledge to create websites that are welcoming to everyone, making a tangible difference in the digital world.

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What is Web Accessibility?

Web Accessibility is the practice of designing web content in a way that allows people with disabilities to use it effectively.

What is WCAG?

The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) are a set of recommendations for making web content more accessible to people with disabilities.