Go Wiki: WebAccessibilityResourcesAndTips

Accessibility or “a11y” is an increasingly important topic in web development. It is important to Go because many Go tools and resources use web technology, like godoc. Ensuring that these tools are accessible ensures that more people can use them and that more people can use Go.

Accessibility is a large topic that ranges from the merely esoteric to the excruciatingly abstruse.

There are, however, a number of simple rules of thumb to follow that greatly reduce the chances of creating an inaccessible page by accident:

Useful Browser Extensions



Chrome has some quite useful built in a11y tools, but you need to enable them by going to settings > experiments in the dev tools and checking “Accessibility Inspection”.

Further Reading

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