When was the last time you visited a website and got frustrated because you had trouble using it? The experience you just did, is only one of the small example on how people who suffer low vision or visual impairment perceive a website.
If you find yourself squinting to read small text on a site, for example, a visually impaired person would likely not be able to do so. If you make this small text size larger or provide an option to adjust the contrast, you'd be improving the experience and accessibility for all users. This ease of use, specifically considering impaired or disabled individuals, is the foundation for creating accessible designs. By implementing accessibility best practices, you are also improving the usability of the site for all users.Read more