How making your website accessible is also great for SEO

Making website accessible to people with disabilities improves search engine rankings as well.

Google now includes 'page experience' as a factor in determining search result rankings as a means of helping ensure visitors have a great experience when using a website. So if you want better rankings, it's important to improve the usability of your site. Also, making your site more accessible to people with disabilities is the right thing to do and, of course, it makes business sense so more people can then use your site. The good news is that making a site more accessible tends to improve the usability more generally, and so improves SEO. Here are 8 tips on how you can improve the usability and accessibility of your website.

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A Starter Guide to Accessibility

Small changes to your website can make it more accessible and make it useable by the many millions of disabled people in the UK.

Few of us can imagine not accessing the internet. As well as providing us with a wealth of information, it also allows us to shop, access healthcare and interact with our friends. And for many disabled people the internet is a lifeline, especially if they struggle to leave their homes. But a recent report has found 97.4% of website home pages fail to meet the standard accessibility requirements. This means a disabled person using one of these websites would struggle to access the information provided. Here are some actions you can take to help.

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