When you create a dashboard in Tableau, you want to make sure that everyone can see and understand the data. This means creating dashboards with accessibility in mind for people with a variety of disabilities, including various vision impairments, learning disabilities, limited movement, or a combination of these.
In Tableau 2018.1, we added accessibility for the most commonly used visualization toolbar items (Undo, Redo, Revert, Refresh, Pause, Share, Download, and Full Screen). This builds upon Tableau’s existing accessibility features—the ability to create and share accessible dashboards with support for assistive technologies like screen readers, keyboard-only operability, and accessible filter types (list and dropdown list filters). And it means that you can now use Tableau Public to host accessible dashboards!
To help you understand more about how you can use Tableau to create and share accessible dashboards, we’ve prepared this guide that explains the basics of accessibility, web accessibility standards, and how to apply those standards in Tableau.