Accessibility

our commitment to accessibility

At Target, we're committed to accessibility, diversity and inclusion. We believe all of our guests should be able to easily shop online at Target.com, use our smartphone apps, and access all of our other web sites and digital offerings.

Whether you're using assistive technologies like a screen reader, a magnifier, voice recognition software, or switch technology, our mission is to make Target your preferred shopping destination in all channels by delivering outstanding value, continuous innovation and experiences that fulfill our Expect More. Pay Less.® brand promise.

How do we accomplish our goals?

We set high standards for web accessibility and constantly strive to ensure we are in compliance with all laws and guidelines. Our team is filled with professionals who are dedicated to making all of our online experiences the best they can be, and we collaborate with advocacy groups, industry partners and vendors to identify areas that need improvement.

  1. The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 Level AA are recognized and acknowledged as the international standard measure of success. We regularly test our site to ensure we meet or exceed that standard.
  2. We work with advocacy groups, accessibility and usability specialists, and people with disabilities to make sure our sites function properly and that we're going above and beyond simply following regulatory guidelines.
  3. We're always learning. Our teams learn from everything we do, and we always look for improvements in performance, speed and accessibility.

Steps we've taken to improve accessibility

Here are some of the items we've addressed to make sure our sites and apps are as easy to use as possible for all guests:

  1. Site Structure We use appropriate headings, lists, paragraphs and other formatting features on Target.com so that guests can easily use the site with assistive technology.
  2. Text Equivalents People who either can't see images or hear audio may need some form of a text equivalent to interact with our sites. We are working to ensure all of our images and multimedia are fully accessible through alternative text, captions and transcripts.
  3. Full Keyboard Access Everything we build can be accessed using a keyboard.
  4. Site Consistency We're consistent in the way we build our sites and apps so that once you understand how our menus and pages work, you can count on our sites to be consistent and function the same way every time you interact with them.

learn more

Section 508
Information and news about the accessibility standards introduced by Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act.
U.S. Access Board
Provides design guidelines for the built environment, transit vehicles, telecommunications equipment, and for electronic and information technology.
W3C's Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
Resources, strategies and guidelines to help make the web fully accessible to persons with disabilities.
Web Accessibility Evaluation Tools
List of tools, several free for download, to help evaluate the accessibility of your site.