The accessibility overlay is an addition to your website that provides users with disabilities web access features. There are two types of overlays. The first is the global web accessibility overlay, and the second is a site-specific one. A global web accessibility overlay basically serves as a reminder for everyone on your website to review their website pages, including images, text or videos, all links, and any functions or plugins they may be using. On the other hand, a site-specific overlay serves as a reminder only to those who have launched it on particular sections of their websites. This can include themes, pages, posts category, etc.
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How users can launch an overlay?
How do overlays work?
Overlays basically use a semi-transparent text style to put some emphasis on the elements of your website they’re covering while at the same time providing users with helpful tips and feedback on how they can improve their browsing experience. When users click on an overlay, its content gets temporarily hidden from view. This style will make it easy for them to review your website’s pages without being distracted by other elements on the screen. In addition to this, the accessibility overlay is even provided with a search box where site visitors can type in links of web pages or posts they would like to reach quickly and easily without having to browse around your website and find what they want themselves.
What happens when I turn the accessibility overlay off?
When you decide to turn off or disable your website’s overlay, users will no longer see its content and the semi-transparent style it was using. The other elements on your web pages will be given back their focus, and users will be able to use their browsers normally again. However, if you decide that you do not want to completely remove the overlay from your website, you can simply deactivate it and continue using it as a guide for future reference whenever necessary. What information should an overlay contain?
The content of your overlay is very important, which means it has to include all the information you wish your site visitors to be aware of. You can start by gathering all the necessary data about users who use screen readers and provide them with a list of function keys they will need in order to navigate through your website’s pages. Another good idea is to include some general tips on how people using screen readers can adjust their settings for maximum web page clarity. It’s also important that you keep an eye out for any changes being made on your website so you can update