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SEO and Accessibility Go Hand-In-Hand

September 12, 2016

Keep in mind that text that is embedded in images, video, audio, or plugins cannot be indexed by search engines. It also cannot be read by screen readers for the visually impaired. Following proper accessibility standards has the added benefit of making your content more visible in search results.

Read more about our accessibility guidelines in the UMB Website Manual: umaryland.edu/cpa/toolbox/website-manual/prepare/accessibility/.

Read more about Search Engine Optimization in Mozilla's Beginner's Guide to SEO at moz.com/beginners-guide-to-seo/.

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