All posts for "Accessibility" category

How to improve the accessibility of overlay windows – Part 1

Published
30th September 2014
by 
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.

More Tips for Creating Accessible Forms

Published
16th July 2014
by 
Kate Bradbury
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More Tips for Creating Accessible Forms

Tips to help make your forms more accessible, covering common issues that I have come across when evaluating forms for accessibility conformance and providing techniques for improving their overall accessibility.

Improving travel website accessibility

Published
27th March 2014
by 
Alastair Campbell
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Improving travel website accessibility

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?

Making websites accessible without sacrificing aesthetics

Published
5th August 2013
by 
Simon Norris
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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.