2. Operable


By the end of this unit, you will be able to:

  • Describe the importance of keyboard access
  • Identify barriers created by keyboard traps
  • Point out strategies for making timed content accessible
  • Prevent seizures induced by flashing content
  • List methods for navigating efficiently within a page of web content
  • Describe how tab order affects understanding and usability
  • Craft link text that improves accessibility and usability for everyone
  • Structure content in a meaningful way to make it navigable with assistive technology
  • Describe a range of input modes used across a range of devices


  • Understanding the limitations of automated accessibility checkers


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