Web Development (EN)

How Can You Make Your Web Content More Accessible?

By Jonathan Massa
Views: 5260

Accessible Content Basics

You might have read many articles defining accessible content as the one with simply higher reach. But, in this article we shall re-define the term Accessible. Making highly accessible content involves adding tools to your web-development which will let your content be diverse and affordable for individuals with certain disabilities.

Inclusivity is one of the current high moral systems every modern enterprise must share. Leaving specific individuals out, especially when your company budget CAN afford implementing accessibility systems, is simply unforgivable.

Modern Era Talking

Maybe back in the days, like decades ago it was considered a tragedy to have any specific disability. But, current technologies help us get that attitude out of our systems and it’s impossible to neglect the wide prospers of possibilities.

In fact, the term “Disabilities” itself might soon be out of our vocabulary, because we design our products and content be in reach for anyone who’s interested right? So, in next paragraphs let’s review all those possibilities right in front of our noses.

Edana is Your Digital Agency in Switzerland

We support you from strategy to execution

Accessibility Tools

  • Screen Reader Simulators
  • Voice Navigation Systems
  • Accessibility Testing Tools
  • Tables

Screen Reader Simulators

Screen Reader Simulators mostly support the audience who experience Dyslexia, Color Blindness or Blindness in general. The beneficial tools provided by this service are:

  • Optional Text Reading Aloud
  • Keyboard and Mouse Navigation
  • Skipping to Preferred Content

Screen reader simulation helps with regulating the UV pressure that can affect your eye-sight. Also, such simulators can also help you as a web-developer or web-designer to experience everything your viewer is going to experience.

This will help you correctly adjust the settings of implemented tools to create a comfortable environment for all viewers of your content. Let alone sparing the time of endless scrolling and skipping to what’s more important for your user’s experiences on the website.

Voice Navigation

Voice navigation is a great tool considering how much the digital assistants can do nowadays. Alexa of the Amazon is a great intelligent house element we all wish to have.

In this case, implementing web-qualities that enable Amazon and Google assistants to access voice records on your webpage are a great option.

Sign Language In Video Content

Multilingual content is often only considered as connected with regular textual content. But, when it comes to your video content-especially live videos it’s simply very considerate to include the panel for sign language.

Now, you might think that adding CC only to your content is enough, but it’s not really. Imagine how annoyed you’d be if the dialogues in a video are going so fast you cannot really keep up with the CC. Pausing the video every time for simply figuring out the context sounds quite annoying doesn’t it?

Accessibility Testing Tools

Quite sadly there are not too many tools that check the accessibility scores of specific websites. Such tests are generally AI driven. Well, it does make sense after all, because artificial intelligence can audit accessibility through objective lenses according to the current standards.

Instead of manual checks by an individual who might not be able to completely relate to users’ issues, don’t hold back on using AI assistance in this specific audit process. This process is also known as E2E automation. Meaning end to end automation testing.


In summary, accessibility with modern technology is not too much of a difficult task. What it takes is additional customer research with more specific criteria and re-evaluation of your web-development strategies to respond to your customers’ needs without exceptions.

What We Offer

For more interesting articles make sure to scroll through our Publications on Edana. And, don’t forget to check our services for professional assistance from your Swiss Digital Agency. Our expertise includes Web and Mobile Development Services and many more. Feel free to contact us anytime!

By Jonathan

Technology Expert


Jonathan Massa

As a specialist in digital consulting, strategy and execution, Jonathan advises organizations on strategic and operational issues related to value creation and digitalization programs focusing on innovation and organic growth. Furthermore, he advises our clients on software engineering and digital development issues to enable them to mobilize the right solutions for their goals.


Let’s Talk About You

A few lines are enough to start the conversation! Write to us and one of our specialists will get back to you within 24 hours.


Don’t miss Our Strategists’ Advice

Get our insights, the latest digital strategies and best practices in marketing, growth, innovation, technology and branding.

Make a difference, work with Edana.

Your 360° digital agency and consulting firm based in Geneva. We support a demanding clientele throughout Switzerland and create tomorrow’s industry leaders.

With over 15 years of multi-sector expertise, our multi-disciplinary team orchestrates tailor-made solutions adapted to your specifics.

Contact us now to discuss your goals:

022 596 73 70

Agence Digitale Edana sur LinkedInAgence Digitale Edana sur InstagramAgence Digitale Edana sur Facebook