Good accessibility makes it simple for every user to find, use and understand content.
In this section
How to write simply and consider the reading order of your content.
How to use alternatives to symbols and special characters.
All charts and images must have alt text to summarise what they are and show for users who cannot see them.
Guidance for writing clear and specific hyperlink text that is accessible for all users.
Advice for making HTML charts accessible to users.
Guidance for creating accessible tables, and when to consider using a dataset or a text description instead.
Things to consider before using an image instead of a text description.
We do not currently support audio and visual content on the ONS website.
How to make sure diagrams are clear and accessible.
Advice on checking your PDF meets the required accessibility standards.
How to format and structure your dataset to work with assistive technology.