Accessibility Statement Generator v. 1.0 beta

In an effort to increase awareness about accessible web design, I've made this script that will enable you to create your own accessibility statement based on the tools you decide to implement on making your website more user-friendly. Just select the guidelines you have adhered to and press the Generate button below. Credit is due to Mark Pilgrim, author of "Dive into Accessibility", which is available online.

1. Website URL
2. Website title
Access keys
3. Does your site have accesskeys?

Standards Compliance
4. Does it comply with Watchfire WebXACT standards, formerly Bobby Watchfire?

5. As a result, does it adhere to all priority 1, 2, and 3 guidelines of the W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines?
6. Are the pages Section 508 approved? Check it with CynthiaSays.
7. All pages have valid markup.
8. All pages have rel=previous, next, up, and home links to aid navigation in text-only browsers.
9. The home page and all archive pages include a search box with an accesskey assigned.
10. Many links have title attributes.

11. All content images used in this site include descriptive ALT attributes. Purely decorative graphics include null ALT attributes.

Visual Design
11. Cascading style sheets (CSS) are used for visual design and layout of my site.

12. Relative font sizes are used.
13. The content of my site is still readable without CSS.

Image of a star Copy and paste the code below into an empty HTML or PHP file and you're ready to go.

Resources to improve accessibility on your website

  1. Dive Into Accessibility - Mark Pilgrim's pivotal resource handbook for understanding why accessibility is crucial and should not be overlooked.
  2. WebAIM - Web Accessibility In Mind, with tools and resources for implementing better accessibility online
  3. Standards Schmandards - A Pragmatic Approach to Accessibility.
  4. Building Accessible Websites - Joe Clark's excellent reference for just how to make every aspect of your site accessible - to all.