Barrier-free Accessibility

All of the Confederation’s Internet resources must be designed in such a way as to enable people with disabilities to use them without restrictions. The Federal Administration is committed to fulfilling the requirements of the “Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0” to conformance level AA.

Additional Information:

Best Practice

The following examples show how web content editors can improve the accessibility level of their website using simple measures.

Page Title

The "title" of the HTML document should contain the specific description of the page first, followed by the broader context of the page. The elements should be seperated by a comma.

Barrier-free Accessibility, Swiss Confederation Web Guidelines

Multiple Languages on the Same Page

A single page can contain multiple languages. Every change in langugage should be announced to screenreaders using the "lang" attribute.

Barrierefreiheit ist einfach, nicht wahr?

Web content accessibility is easy, isn't it?

L'accessibilité aux contenus web est facile, n'est-ce pas?