Offered as a service from the WebAIM website, Maine CITE provides the following “tip” on how to make your website and digital content more accessible to all people.
Quick Tip: Pausing media
Media content that plays automatically when a page loads should generally be avoided. When present, be sure to provide the user with a way to pause the content. This is essential for users who rely on screen readers.
The monthly Web Accessibility Tip comes from WebAIM and shared to get a wider audience. For more information about web accessibility, please visit the WebAIM website.
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