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Drupal 7 Themes by Ric Shreves

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Creating accessible themes

A significant percentage of the web audience has some degree of difficulty reading or navigating websites. As a themer, one of your goals should be to assure that the sites you build are usable by the largest number of people; that means by definition you must account for varying degrees of ability and disability. While creating accessible websites is not only the right thing to do, for many corporate and government websites in America and Europe, it is also a legal issue. Given these imperatives, themers need to have an understanding of the various accessibility standards and what it takes to meet the basic requirements.

The most commonly applied standards for web accessibility are promulgated by the W3C under the name ...

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