Accessibility can have an impact on SEO, in this article we’ll dive into the details of web accessibility and how making improvements to your accessibility can have a positive impact on your search rankings. 

But first, let’s cover these two terms to be clear about what we mean by SEO and Accessibility.

What Is Web Accessibility?

Web accessibility refers to websites and other technology that are designed in a way that people with disabilities can use them. 

Examples of people that web accessibility can help are those with vision and or hearing impairment, those who are blind, deaf, have a physical disability or a learning difficulty.  

What Is SEO?

SEO or Search Engine Optimisation is the process of optimising a website to appear higher in search engines for given search terms.

SEO helps your web pages get found by more people, as websites that appear at the top of the search engines get more clicks.

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