Archive for April, 2011

Tips and Tools for Creating Accessible Color Schemes

Tuesday, April 19th, 2011

Jennifer Dillon and Heather Wozniak
Disabilities and Computing Program, UCLA Office of Information Technology
Originally presented to UCLA Campus Web Publishers on April 19, 2011

Presentation Slides in PDF

Choosing accessible colors for your website’s text is important.  The readability of your site affects all users, not just those with vision impairments. It’s a basic usability issue.  The only people for whom the color choices don’t matter are those using screen readers.