This site is an example of a site that utilizes Semantic Markup. Semantic Markup allows viewers to easily access, search and read the contents on a webpage. With the use of header tags and paragraph tags(known as document structure tags), the information on this page is structured and organized. Other semantic element categories include: Textual meaning tags, Media type tags and Correlation tags. The navigation tool bar allows viewers to transition from one page to another with ease. Semantic Markup allows for a very smooth user interface and can help your site become more accessible on search engines.
The idea behind SEO-Search Engine Optimization, is that wesbites that rank high in an organic(unpaid) SERP(Search Engine Results Page) will yield greater traffic. The strategies and techniques of SEO will help allow a site to be accesible to users and increases the likelihood of the site actually being found by the search engine. Search Engine Optimization is one of the many best practices you should use if you want your site to have more viewers.
Section 508 of the Rehailitation Act of 1973 was put in place to eliminate discrimantion towards web users with disabilities. This means that all users should be able to access a site and use all of its features without difficutly. This site follows 508 Compliance regulations by using correct semantic markup, adopting a light and neutral color theme, and ensure that the site can be easily navigated through.