Accessibility tools and resources

Posted by on February 20th, 2015

General Resources Web Content Accessible Guidelines (WCAG 2.0) – How to Meet WCAG 2.0 BBC Mobile Accessibility Guidelines Mobile Web Best Practices 1.0– best practices for mobile web design and development Relationship between Mobile Web Best Practices and the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines – published by the W3C Web Accessibility Initiative this document highlights the […]

Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2013

Posted by on May 8th, 2013

The 9th of May 2013 marks the 2nd annual Global Accessibility Awareness Day (#GAAD). The day is dedicated to getting people talking, thinking and learning about digital (web, software, mobile, etc.) accessibility and users with different disabilities.

The brief and the review: secrets to accessibility success

Posted by on April 13th, 2013

We hear some strange things working in the accessibility space, like “the brief was to rebuild, not to improve; accessibility enhancements and features are out of scope”.

So how is it that in 2013 we’ve still got agencies referring to accessibility as “enhancements” or “features”?

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Posted by on January 31st, 2013

As an accessibility professional, link text is often the first thing I notice, maybe because it’s one of the easiest things to test when it comes to reviewing a site.

The point of this post is simple, descriptive links are good for everyone.

Colour contrast – It’s not just an accessibility thing

Posted by on September 22nd, 2012

Sometimes when people hear me talk about colour contrast I can guess what’s going on in their heads: “What’s the accessibility guy going on about now?”, but to me, colour contrast is one of the most important aspects of web design, not just accessibility.