0.01.01 Accessibility “Musts” for DC Web Editors

This content is in ongoing development

Basic Information: what you need to know before you edit a page

Enter Alt Text (alternative text) for ALL images on your page (A must do)

The DC Color Palette, Color Contrast of Text on a Background Color (Just use our color palette, but get familiar with this stuff)

Typography, Readability, Font Sizes in CSS (Easy: use “Default” or “Normal” text sizes for all text content; any heading size H2-H6 is okay to use)

Formatting time for screen readers

A preferred format:

Monday through Friday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Is better than:

M-F 8:00-5:00
Monday – Friday 8am – 5pm
Mon.-Fri. 8 AM to 5 PM