Topics: Accessibility

Everyone has special needs. Some people are born with or develop poor vision, other people have dyslexia, and some people just prefer the keyboard to the mouse. Don't leave those people out when building your website.

  1. Touchscreens and Blind Users

    Answered by Derek Featherstone on 22 July 2014

    This really is an exciting time for people with disabilities. Touchscreen interfaces on both iOS and Android, and even Windows Phone, continue to get better in terms of accessibility. And it…
  2. Testing on Screen Readers

    Answered by Jared Smith on 18 March 2014

    Listening to a web page, especially your own, in a screen reader is a powerful way to demonstrate the accessibility (and particularly, the lack of accessibility) of the page. It is impactful…
  3. Assessible, Complex Data Entry Forms

    Answered by Jared Smith on 25 June 2013

    Your situation has two distinct accessibility requirements: table cells should be associated to their respective row and/or column headers, and inputs need descriptive labels. We’ll address…
  4. Acronyms in Body Copy

    Answered by Derek Featherstone on 19 February 2013

    Screen Reader DefaultsProviding abbreviation expansions in the title attribute is “what we do,” but it does rely on the some customization of settings for some screen…
  5. (Issue No. 16)
    Wayfinding: Writing for Accessibility

    How do you keep accessibility in mind when writing content? Looking at the Transport for London website, Nicole shows us how we can create, organize and maintain accessible content.

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