All posts for "Accessibility" category

How to improve web accessibility by hiding elements

Published
8th November 2017
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Amani Ali
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How to improve web accessibility by hiding elements

Hiding elements can be done for a number of reasons, for different groups of people. You can hide elements from screen readers, sighted users or from everyone. In this article, Amani Ali - Accessibility Consultant at Nomensa - explains why you should consider hiding elements and how this can be done.

How to structure headings for web accessibility

Published
14th August 2017
by 
Amani Ali
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How to structure headings for web accessibility

When is a heading not a heading? Serious question, the answer lies behind one of the most common accessibility problems on the web.

In this blog Amani Ali explores this tricky question.

Web accessibility webinar: a look at WCAG 2.1

Published
26th July 2017
by 
Nomensa
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Web accessibility webinar: a look at WCAG 2.1

Our Director of Accessibility, Alastair Campbell will be hosting a webinar on August 8th at 3 - 4 pm BST on, 'Future Accessibility'. Register now and join us for the webinar.

Security and accessibility parallels

Published
8th December 2015
by 
Alastair Campbell
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Security and accessibility parallels

Security and accessibility have a lot in common. Not that tackling one necessarily helps the other, but that the way you tackle them needs to be similar as they both affect the design and development from the start. This article explores the similarities these two factors have and how to best approach them.

Cutting the Mustard

Published
21st July 2015
by 
Matt Lawson
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Cutting the Mustard

Should we ignore the 0.3% of site visitors that use Internet Explorer 6? Or should we provide a fairly basic, yet functional experience? Matt Lawson explains how at Nomensa, we can create functional sites for all, no matter which OS, browser or device.

Accessibility and Externalities

Published
4th June 2015
by 
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.

Infinite scrolling is probably not a good idea for your website

Published
27th May 2015
by 
Ana Crespo
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Infinite scrolling is probably not a good idea for your website

What do Facebook and Time.com have in common? Despite having very different purposes -the former a social media site and the latter a renowned magazine- both incorporated infinite scrolling in their designs. Find out why it may not be a good idea to incorporate this into your website.