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Web development 16th February 2021

Assistive technology devices: How disabled people use the web

A brief guide to the devices, software and equipment that disabled people use to navigate the web.

Content management 27th January 2021

Heading structure and accessibility

Headings do more than simply change the appearance of your web page content. They are a fundamental part of web accessibility. Here's how to use them properly.

Web development 18th January 2021

How to design accessible web forms

Forms are an essential part of most websites. They’re the main channel for users to sign up, buy products and contact your business. Here’s how you can make sure they are accessible to all your website visitors.

Web design 6th January 2021

A message to web developers, from a screen reader user

Here are some points I wish all web developers could hear before building their next website.

Social media 7th December 2020

Is your social media campaign accessible to everybody?

The covid-19 pandemic has forced everything online. Students study in virtual online classes. Workplaces are remote. Fundraising, social, political and marketing campaigns all continue as usual. Now relying on their online channels more than ever.

UX 24th November 2020

How to organise an accessibility audit

An audit is the starting point in understanding how accessible your website or service is. Here's how to get it right.

Inclusive design 18th November 2020

Understanding disability in a digital society | TechShare Pro 2020

This is an important moment for digital accessibility. The Covid-19 pandemic has shown us that accessibility is no longer a ‘nice to have’.

UX 30th October 2020

How Freeview Play developed its new Accessible TV Guide

Finding something to watch should be easy and enjoyable. But for millions of disabled people in the UK it can be frustrating. Freeview’s new Accessible TV Guide gives viewers with accessibility needs a simpler interface to discover and find content on the service.

Content management 13th October 2020

How to make your PowerPoint presentations more accessible

Use these simple techniques to make your PowerPoint presentations more accessible.

Content writing 9th October 2020

How to write better website content for people with dyslexia

Dyslexia is a common learning difficulty that affects the skills a person uses to learn how to read and write. It's estimated up to 1 in every 10 people in the UK has some degree of dyslexia. Tailoring your writing to this audience makes your content more accessible to everyone.

Public sector 7th September 2020

6 webinars from GDS to improve accessibility within your organisation

A series of webinars and resources from the Government Digital Service (GDS) to improve your understanding of digital accessibility.

Public sector 2nd September 2020

What new UK web accessibility laws mean for public sector websites

We explain how charities and organisations can meet new public sector bodies regulations and improve the accessibility of their digital services.

Video 24th August 2020

A guide to using subtitles, captions and transcripts for accessibility

Learn how to make your videos more accessible with subtitles, closed captions and transcripts. We explain the difference between each and how they help people with various access needs.

Public sector 20th August 2020

Public sector websites: 6 common accessibility issues (and how to fix them)

Some of the most common accessibility errors with public sector websites. And how they can be resolved to meet new accessibility regulations.

Web development 17th August 2020

5 most annoying website features I face as a blind person every single day

These are the five most annoying inaccessible web elements I face as a blind screen reader user every day, and how to fix them.

Content writing 14th August 2020

How to improve your writing with plain English

Using plain English makes your writing more accessible. Follow these tips to upgrade your writing style and reach more people.

Online video streaming 23rd June 2020

Video on-demand streaming and accessibility: The Big Hack survey feedback

We asked more than 3,300 disabled people about the accessibility issues that concern them with video on-demand streaming. We share the results of our survey.

Online video streaming 23rd June 2020

Best video on-demand streaming services for accessibility

Use this guide to compare the most popular on-demand services and find out which ones best suit your access needs.

Service design 12th June 2020

How banks are supporting disabled customers during coronavirus

We look at the most popular UK banks to see how they are supporting disabled customers through the coronavirus pandemic. And how they are making existing services accessible to people during this time.

UX 21st May 2020

6 web accessibility features that benefit more people than you think | Global Accessibility Awareness Day

There are 14 million disabled people in the UK, many who rely on website accessibility. But designing for disability results in designs that benefit everybody.