All posts for "Accessibility" tag

Accessibility and Externalities

Published
4th June 2015
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Alastair Campbell
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Accessibility and Externalities

Alastair Campbell, Director of Accessibility at Nomensa and speaker at Interact London discusses the costs of accessibility, which can be seen in economic terms as 'externalities' and the ROI an accessible site can unlock.

Mission Impossible? Making Drupal 7 more accessible

Published
19th February 2015
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Michel Vloon
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Mission Impossible? Making Drupal 7 more accessible

Here at Nomensa we aim to make everything accessible, whatever we do. Whilst we are big fans of Drupal, there's a few issues with some of the markup that comes out at the front end, especially from an accessibility point of view

How to improve accessibility of overlay windows – part 2

Published
21st October 2014
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Gosia Mlynarczyk
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How to improve accessibility of overlay windows – part 2

In the first part of this article, I've discussed keyboard accessibility issues which are often found in overlay windows, and which affect both sighted keyboard users and screen reader users. Apart from keyboard accessibility issues, dialogs can be tricky to use for screen reader users for few other reasons.

How to improve the accessibility of overlay windows – part 1

Published
30th September 2014
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Gosia Mlynarczyk
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How to improve the accessibility of overlay windows – part 1

Lightbox, modal window, dialog, overlay… There are many names used to describe a component with the same (or very similar) functionality. For the purpose of this article, I will use these terms interchangeably to refer to a window which is triggered by the user, appears on top of the viewed page overlaying other content, and which must be acknowledged by the user before they can come back to the main page area.

Contributing to Drupal, the Nomensa way

Published
10th April 2014
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Michel Vloon
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Contributing to Drupal, the Nomensa way

Here at Nomensa we have accessibility at the heart, so when we get granted time in our schedule to work on contributing modules to the Drupal community, our first choice was to look into contributing modules that could raise the standard of accessibility across Drupal.