Email Accessibility


Email Accessibility relates to the creation of email content that is accessible, usable and readable so that the email can reach the greatest amount of readers including readers with disabilities.

 Video Presentation in Panopto

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 Presentation Slides

Accessibility Presentation

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 Why Must Emails be Accessible? 

In today’s digital age, email is one of the most common methods of communicating information to a wide range of readers. However, emails that lack accessibility markup prevent readers with disabilities from accessing and reading the email content. Creating accessible emails not only provides access to readers with disabilities, it also improves the overall readability of the email for all readers. 

 Best Practices 

In order to create an accessible email, the following items must be taken into consideration:








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Video Tutorials

Video Credit: The University of Alabama, Technology Accessibility - Creating Accessible Emails (total length 41:28 mins)

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