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To make Forem the most inclusive community platform around, accessibility should be considered to enable people with disabilities to create and consume content.

The Basics

Forem UI changes should consider accessibility wherever possible. Common issues to watch out for in frontend code:

More Advanced Things

If you're working on something JavaScript-heavy or animated, there are a few additional considerations for accessibility:

Accessibility Testing

See a list of testing steps to follow during development or for a Pull Request review on the Forem Accessibility Testing Docs.


There's a wealth of information out there to learn about digital accessibility! Here are some resources: