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.
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Technical delivery document
A Technical Delivery Document is designed to aid the client's understanding of the way we work and what the outcome is on the end user. We feel it is beneficial to try and communicate our approach at the start of a project and better manage the client's expectations at the same time.
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.
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.
Automating front-end build processes using Grunt
As front end development has become more and more complex over the last few years, developers have started to use a range of different tools for different purposes. Perhaps you are working on a simple project with an AngularJS front end.
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.
Understanding the purpose of an image using alt text
A quick tutorial on how to provide alt text for different sorts of images in such a way that people using assistive technologies will be able to understand the purpose of the image.