Web Accessibility Checkpoints in Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)

Web accessibility checkpoints in Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
  • User Experience Design: The UX designer should consider the accessibility standards in mind while defining the UX of the web portal.
  • UI Design: When building the UI elements and styles, accessibility should consider. Factors like color of text, contrast of images, navigation elements, etc should be considered here.
  • HTML: The html should be generated by following the web accessibility standards defined.
  • CMS build: Options to input required meta information should be implemented. Eg. Alt text for images, Captions for tables etc.
  • Quality Assurance: The test cases should include various web accessibility checks. Software for automating Web Accessibility checks are available and  can be used to automate accessibility checking.