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Web development 30th September 2019

User testing versus automated testing for accessibility

HeX Productions discuss the differences between automated testing, manual and user testing when it comes to accessibility.

Web development 23rd September 2019

5 most common website accessibility failings, according to the WebAIM Million analysis

The WebAIM Million is an accessibility analysis of homepages from the top 1,000,000 websites, first carried out in February 2019. A second analysis, published in August, suggests that disabled people are excluded in the current state of online accessibility.

UX 19th September 2019

The iPhone accessibility features and apps that help me navigate the world | Glen Turner

Glen, visually impaired blogger and YouTuber based in London, posts about his experiences as a disabled person. In this post, originally published on his blog Well Eye Never, he talks about the iPhone apps and features that help him navigate the world.

Social media 17th September 2019

How to make your Facebook business page more accessible

Learn how to make your Facebook page more accessible and inclusive of disabled people.

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?

Social media 6th September 2019

How to make your Twitter feed more accessible

Tips for tweeting in a way that's more accessible for people who are deaf, blind, visually impaired and screen reader users.

Web development 3rd September 2019

6 quick tools to test for accessibility

There are several automated tools that test against global accessibility standards. Use these quick web tools to find out how accessible your website is.

Content management 3rd September 2019

How to make your GIFs accessible with the AX GIF plugin

GIFs have become an important part of internet pop culture. More and more online publishers from Buzzfeed to Cosmopolitan rely on GIFs to fill their articles. But what many content creators and online publishers are unaware of is that screen readers can't understand them.

Inclusive design 3rd September 2019

Why Android 10’s Live Caption feature is an accessibility win

For people who are deaf or hard of hearing, Android 10's Live Caption feature is a real game-changer. Captions can now be automated in almost any app, with any video media that's playing. But it's not just those who are hard of hearing who benefit.

Typography 15th August 2019

3 rules for accessible type on the web

Typography and text make up a considerable part of most websites, but there are a few fundamental principles to follow to ensure your content is inclusive.

Content 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.

Inclusive design 23rd July 2019

5 things to think about when designing inclusively

While learning to design in an inclusive way is a journey that never stops, here are some basic pointers to help get you on the right track to making truly inclusive design.

Inclusive design 28th September 2018

How to create an accessible brand | The Team

The launch of a successful new brand with 'accessibility first ' approach is key to achieving inspiration design. Read about the impact it can have internally and externally on your business.

Content 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.

Illustration 25th September 2018

Accessible illustration that connects and reflects society

Illustration is a powerful tool for bringing different kinds of information to life. Read how a collaborative, inclusive design progress in developing an illustration style brings clarity and personality to a new brand.

Inclusive design 21st September 2018

The importance of words and language in a business rebrand

There is often a lot of focus on design following a rebrand. But a brand’s choice of words is just as important. Read how a brand can be positioned and tone of voice can express a unique personality and inform culture and communications.

Colour 20th September 2018

Colour accessibility in branding: the basics

Our perception is coloured by the context in which we view it. Explore best practices in colour design that express and compliment your brand to ensure your product is accessible to all audiences.

Inclusive design 19th September 2018

Typography in the mind

Understanding your target audience and applying inclusive design practices ensures that accessible typography contributes to the success of a design without compromising on modern aesthetic qualities. Insights from Bruno Maag from international typeface designers Dalton Maag explores the role of typography in accessibility.

Inclusive design 17th September 2018

Championing accessible design and disability equality

Scope's visual identity was co-designed with The Team, using accessible, inclusive design to inspire a movement. Read how by designing all the elements of a brand with accessibility in mind, you can achieve inspirational design applicable to all audiences.