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.
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.
7 easy ways to make your content more accessible
Content is everywhere. Your words. Your images. Your graphics. Your links.
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.
Font accessibility and readability: the basics
Fonts can have an impact on our ability to read and get the information we want quickly.
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?
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.
Avoid these common alt-text mistakes
Learn how to write more useful alt-text descriptions, and avoid these common mistakes.
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.
Further accessibility resources
Web accessibility resources to help you build inclusive design best practices into your work.
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.
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.
Accessibility and disability: facts and figures
Research and statistics into disability, accessibility and the spending power of disabled people.
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.
How to complain about inaccessible public sector websites
Everyone has a right to access and use online public services and information.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.