[Myth] Accessible sites are ugly


Myth #6: Accessible sites are ugly

Accessibility on the web means making your content available to users with different skills and devices. A key requirement of web accessibility is to separate content (HTML) from visual appearance (CSS) in order to allow those preferring – or requiring – to use their own specific style sheet to access the content.

Since the visual appearance of a site is defined by style sheets, accessibility in itself should not have any impact on visual design.

Great examples of beautiful yet fully accessible websites:

Further reading on accessibility vs. visual design:

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