Accessibility of web pages and software solutions for mobile devices
The Croatian Academic and Research Network – CARNET recognizes the importance of digital accessibility for all users with emphasis on facilitating access to public services and information for people with disabilities by complying with the Directive (EU) 2016/2102 of the European Parliament and the European Council of 26 October 2016 on accessibility of web pages and mobile applications of public institutions.
CARNET continuosly improves the user experience by applying the relevant standards of accessibility according to Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.1), Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), an organization that deals with the standardization of network technology.
CARNET‘s Proposal for web content accessibility standards
CARNET has developed the Proposal for web content accessibility standards for mobile devices and desk computers, ebooks and content in learning management systems in order to ensure the accessibility of its digital content or applications already in the development process.
Declaration of Accessibility
After conducting the accessibility tests and after the Act of accessibility of web pages and software solutions for mobile devices in public institutions of the Republic of Croatia comes into force on 23 September 2019, CARNET will publish The Declaration of Accessibility of its web site, as well as web pages and applications connected to CARNET’s services and projects and their compliance with the Directive (EU) 2016/2102 and allow user feedback in order to improve web accessibility.