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All articles in category: Content writing

Content writing 28th April 2021

Why everyone should write accessible content

Accessibility is a passion of mine. It’s the thing that I’m muttering about in my sleep and will rant about at anyone who will listen.

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 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.

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.

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.

UX 21st May 2020

6 web accessibility features that benefit more people than you think

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.

Web development 28th October 2019

Designing for disability: quick do’s and don’ts

This article provides an overview of common conditions and impairments and how they can affect the way a user interacts with a website. This guidance is aimed at web developers and content managers wanting to learn about designing websites with accessibility in mind.

Colour 23rd October 2019

Further accessibility resources

Web accessibility resources to help developers, designers and content creators build inclusive design best practices into their work.

Content writing 7th October 2019

How to write better alt-text descriptions for accessibility

Adding alt-text to images is an important aspect of web accessibility. It allows people using screen readers to process images on a page. It includes visually impaired and blind users in the conversation.

Social media 17th September 2019

How to make your Facebook business page more accessible

This article talks about how businesses, social media managers, influencers and publishers can make their Facebook presence more inclusive.

Web design 11th September 2019

How accessible is the online world and what needs to change? | Elin Williams

As a blind/visually impaired person, I’ve always been quite reliant on technology in order to make things more accessible to me. But, I’ve recently been thinking about how accessible the online world actually is, particularly social media. What needs to change in order to better the accessibility and user experience for those of us who are visually impaired?

Content writing 29th July 2019

10 ways to make your written content accessible | Life of a Blind Girl

Everyone has different levels of vision and people use a wide range of assistive technology, such as screen readers or magnification software. It’s important to make your content accessible to everyone. Blind blogger Holly shares her top 10 tips for making your written content accessible and inclusive.

Content management 26th September 2018

A guide to alternative formats for accessibility

Good design and communication are about engaging as much of your audience as possible. Read guidance on the alternative formats to consider so that all audiences are able to digest your messages.