This guideline is a part of the English Wikipedia's Manual of Style.
|This page in a nutshell: Wikipedia pages should be easy to navigate and read for people with disabilities.|
|Manual of Style (MoS)|
Web accessibility is the goal of making web pages easier to navigate and read. While this is primarily intended to assist those with disabilities, it can be helpful to all readers. We aim to adhere to Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 (also known as ISO/IEC 40500:2012) on which the following suggestions are based. Pages adhering to them are easier to read and edit for everyone.
On 14 January 2006, the Board of the Wikimedia Foundation passed the following nondiscrimination resolution:
"The Wikimedia Foundation prohibits discrimination against current or prospective users and employees on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected characteristics. The Wikimedia Foundation commits to the principle of equal opportunity, especially in all aspects of employee relations, including employment, salary administration, employee development, promotion, and transfer". The WMF asserts that its policies
"may not be circumvented, eroded, or ignored by Wikimedia Foundation officers or staff nor local policies of any Wikimedia project".
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