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Public sector 29th November 2021

UK Law and digital accessibility: What it means for your organisation

The UK’s digital accessibility laws are relatively new and unclear compared to other parts of UK law. And there are several parts that relate to web accessibility. Gavin B Harris explains them here.

Content 17th November 2021

How to write better link text for accessibility

Links. They help us navigate from one place to another. But sometimes it’s tricky to know how to write useful link text.

Content 1st November 2021

7 easy ways to make your content more accessible

Content is everywhere. Your words. Your images. Your graphics. Your links.

Content 25th October 2021

How special characters and symbols affect screen reader accessibility

Special characters and punctuation are an important part of the information we share. But it’s worth noting how they impact accessibility. Particularly for screen reader users.

Typography 28th September 2021

Font accessibility and readability: the basics

Fonts can have an impact on our ability to read and get the information we want quickly.

Inclusive design 9th September 2021

How to make your emails more accessible

We send and receive emails every day. But do you ever stop to think about how accessible your emails are before clicking send?

Web development 3rd September 2021

Why accessibility overlays do not improve site accessibility

Consider these points before using an accessibility overlay on your website. Often they can make the user experience worse for the disabled people they claim to help.

Social media 20th August 2021

Avoid these common alt-text mistakes

Learn how to write more useful alt-text descriptions, and avoid these common mistakes.

Social media 28th July 2021

How to make your Instagram account more accessible

Many people could benefit from a more accessible Instagram experience. Learn how to make your posts and Instagram content more accessible to disabled people.

Colour 23rd June 2021

Further accessibility resources

Web accessibility resources to help you build inclusive design best practices into your work.

UX 21st May 2021

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.

Content 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.

Disabled voices 14th April 2021

Accessibility and disability: facts and figures

Research and statistics into disability, accessibility and the spending power of disabled people.

Disabled voices 25th March 2021

Disabled bloggers to follow in 2021

Understanding accessibility means understanding disabled experiences. And the more you learn about different disabled experiences, the more likely you are to design inclusively.

Public sector 1st March 2021

How to complain about inaccessible public sector websites

Everyone has a right to access and use online public services and information.

Public sector 1st March 2021

Website accessibility complaints process: your questions answered

All public sector websites and mobile applications should be accessible. They should be easy for everyone to use. We've partnered with the the Central Digital and Data Office (CDDO) to answer some of your frequently asked questions.

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.