Tools of the trade: Accessibility and Validation

Useful tools for blogs and websites. Part 6.

Accessibility is very important to me, and I like to make sure that each web page I build is optimised for readability and supports screen readers.

Fun fact: this blog is currently using the standard style sheet and is not as accessible as my website on

There is a lot to read and research about accessibility, inclusive websites, and accommodation and I definitely suggest the following websites as a starting point on accessible design:

That is a lot to absorb, so here are some quick and dirty shortcuts that can be used a walk-through:

Accessible contrast

Make your page screen reader friendly


Validate your website!

Previously in Tools of the trade

#accessibility #ARIA #tools #validation #WCAG

~ Melyanna