Creating a toolkit is our recommended approach for the majority of our front-end work. However the introduction of this process has presented several challenges not only for our front-end team but for our agency as well. This article covers these challenges and how to overcome them.
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What is a front-end toolkit?
A front-end toolkit acts as a reference, not only for developers but for anyone working on the front-end of a website. It is a “living” body of front-end code and documentation for a website which is updated as and when a site develops during its lifetime.
Text Resizing Tips
- 25th February 2013
- Emily Coward
Tips for making sure users of your website can resize the text without content becoming lost or obscured.
Developer tools to help check web accessibility
Three tips for using the web developer toolbar to help check for accessibility issues on your website.
5 things to consider when adding movement to a website
Websites are all about getting people to find and interact with content as quickly as possible. But how do you encourage people to engage with certain pieces of content above others? Some websites choose to do this by adding movement to the content.
Keyboard accessibility quick tip
- 22nd August 2011
- Emily Coward
A quick accessibility tip to help you make sure your web pages aren't reliant on someone using just a mouse and can be operated by someone using a keyboard instead.
Accessible Tabs - Part 2: The Solution
As we saw in Accessible Tabs Part 1 - The Problem, there are several accessibility issues with tabs created for the web compared to those created for use in software applications. Tabs on the web should ideally replicate the functionality used in applications, so they are more intuitive for everyone. In this article we will look at three existing scripts for creating accessible tabs.
Accessible Tabs - Part 1: The Problem
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