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Last updated on 6/1/23

Design Accessible Web Content

Evaluated skills

  • Design accessible web content
  • Question 1

    What aspects of the Gill Sans typeface (shown below) contribute to its readability? 

    Gill Sans typeface at different point sizes. The font is a humanist sans serif, geometric typeface based largely on Roman capitals, giving it large counters and wide apertures. It is also characterized by even strokes.
    Gill Sans typeface. Source: Wikimedia Commons.
     
    Careful, there are several correct answers.
    • Open counters and apertures

       

    • No character ambiguity

       

    • Stroke evenness

       

    • Character spacing

       

    • Wide leading

  • Question 2

    How could you make the following paragraph more readable? 

    Paragraph of text set in a light sans serif font. Lines are roughly 90 characters across. Vertical spacing is just about 1.2 times the font size.
    Paragraph of text.
    Careful, there are several correct answers.
    • Increase line length by 50%.

    • Decrease line length by 50%.

    • Increase line length by 30%.

    • Decrease line length by 30%.

    • Increase vertical spacing (leading).

    • Decrease vertical spacing (leading).

       

    • Increase font-weight.

    • Decrease font-weight.

  • Question 3

    What regions does the following page include?  

    The OpenClassrooms Paths page contains a logo in the top left followed by three links to other pages. A search button and profile icon appear on the right. Below, breadcrumbs show two links indicating where the user is one the site. Following the breadcrumbs, a main heading appears along with a paragraph of text on one side of the screen, and a photograph of a student on the other. Bulleted program highlights appear below.

    Careful, there are several correct answers.
    • Header

       

    • Footer

       

    • Navigation

       

    • Main

       

    • Search

       

    • Form

    • Complimentary

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