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Accessibility Essentials for eCommerce

Join us for an engaging and informative training video on web accessibility with Bet Hannon. In this session, we delve deep into the world of accessibility, explaining what it is and why it’s crucial for websites. You’ll explore different facets of accessibility, including products, WooCore, themes, plugins, and custom coding. Plus, discover how accessibility ties into the world of eCommerce and how it can affect your bottom line. We’re here to equip you with the knowledge and resources to make your website more inclusive.

What You’ll Learn

  • Insights into what website accessibility truly means and why it’s a moral imperative, extending usability to everyone, including those with disabilities
  • The legal landscape surrounding accessibility, including recent statistics on accessibility lawsuits, and how new legislation in the EU will impact your website
  • The business side of accessibility, discovering the substantial market of individuals with disabilities and the sales revenue that can be unlocked by making your site accessible
  • An introduction to the Website Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) and its different levels (single A, double A, triple A)
  • Practical steps for making your website accessible, including content-related issues, ensuring proper HTML elements, accessible typography, keyboard navigation, and understanding the nuances of WooCommerce themes and plugins.

This session is your gateway to enhancing your website’s accessibility, ensuring that it’s not just user-friendly but also reaches a wider audience while safeguarding against potential legal issues. Start your journey toward creating an inclusive online experience today!