One of the most impactful ways you can contribute to web accessibility is through the use of proper page structure and semantic code. Good structure is the foundation of any accessible document or webpage. Use proper headings, lists, columns, and table is essential to help those who rely assistive technologies navigate and interpret your content.
Semantic code, like HTML, refers to the practice of structuring and marking up web content in a way that provides meaningful information and context to assistive technologies and users with disabilities. By utilizing semantic code, you can ensure that your website is accessible to a wider audience and offers a more inclusive user experience.
Help people scan your content topics more easily.
Lists help to organize content on a screen and make it easier for people to scan for information.
Columns help you organize your page's layouts.
Tables help display data.
Accessible forms allow people to use a computer and assistive technology to fill out the form fields.
In My Own Words
Meet Morgan who relies on a page's structure to help her navigate digital content.