Definitions of Accessibility
The concept of accessibility means different things to different people.
"The power of the Web is in its universality.
Access by everyone regardless of disability is an essential aspect." Tim Berners-Lee, Inventor of the World Wide Web
Best Practice Definition
The Web is fundamentally designed to work for all people, whatever their hardware, software, language, location, or ability. World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)
It is unlawful for an educational authority to discriminate against a student on the ground of the student's disability by denying the student access, or limiting the student's access, to any benefit provided by the educational authority. Section 22, Disability Discrimination Act 1992 (Cth)
- Begins with a list of URLs generated from previous crawls and augmented with xml sitemap data.
- Links detected (src and href) and added to list of pages to crawl.
- New sites, changes to existing sites, and dead links are noted and used to update search indexes.
- Pages are sorted by their content and other factors then stored in an index.
- Over 200 factors are used to rank pages including site speed, content freshness, and inbound links.
- Source: www.squarespace.com
WCAG Responsibilities by Project Role
UX / Interaction Designer
For assistance or to report accessibility problems please contact:
Web Accessibility Lead
Phone: +61 3 9035 4867