So, WCAG, or Web Content Accessibility Guidelines, have been created by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) to give the best means of making websites useful to all users.
On 23rd September 2018, all public sector websites will have to meet the WCAG 2.0 AA standard; and they will become legally accountable for this accessibility.
It is highly likely that this focus on accessibility will follow on to private sector as it will raise awareness of the important issue of ensuring that the internet is accessible for everyone.
There are four key points; that the web content should be:
We also need to consider that people may suffer from disabilities, either permanent or temporary, that affect their abilities in one or more of the following ways: