Now that you have finished your website and are ready to publish it on, we recommend you do a self-evaluation of the site while still in development to ensure it satisfies all of the accessibility principles.

Several free tools are available to check web accessibility. For instance, you can:

As full testing cannot be conducted using only automated tools, a manual review is therefore indispensable (you may want to use the W3C Easy Checks list).

A final word: launching a website that is accessible to ALL users is only the starting point. When updating your site subsequently, keep a close watch on the accessibility principles detailed in these guidelines.

Keep in mind that ensuring web accessibility is a process, not a project!

Questions ? Reach out to DGC-UN Web Standards.