Web accessibility can increase customer satisfaction, generate revenue, improves brand loyalty and can even enhance search engine performance. It’s also a legal requirement under the Equality Act 2010. But how many travel companies recognise this potential?
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Captions, audio descriptions and transcripts
This video gives you some advice about alternatives for audio and video content.
A few tips on accessible links
This video gives you some tips on how to create accessible links.
Making websites accessible without sacrificing aesthetics
Fifteen years after the Web Accessibility Initiative was launched, which aimed to improve web usability for those with disabilities, online accessibility is still widely ignored. Far too often there is a belief that a compromise must be made between accessibility and an attractive design.
Preserving correct reading order
This video explains how inserting dynamic content can affect logical reading and focus order.
Design for accessibility workshop
Last Friday at UX London I did my workshop on designing for accessibility. The aim was to tackle accessibility from an interaction point of view, and work out the best way to incorporate accessibility in to your design process. Hopefully I'll re-run it at UX Bristol.
Accessibility - Where are we now Mr Bowie?
Dear David Bowie,
You may be one of my music Heroes, but your new website isn’t so much Rock n Roll Suicide as inclusive design murder. If The Pretty Things Are Going To Hell, your website is leading the way.
Accessibility is part of UX (it isn’t a swear word)
People often go a bit wobbly when accessibility is mentioned. Visions of text only websites, monochrome designs and static content swirl in their heads. Teeth are gritted, excuses are prepared, and battle conditions ensue.
The reality is that accessibility is simply a key part of UX. A truly outstanding digital experience is a fusion of accessibility, usability, creativity and technology. The trick is to weave those things together, and to do that successfully there needs to be a cross pollination of skills and expertise.