All posts for "Accessibility" tag

How to improve web accessibility by hiding elements

Published
8th November 2017
by 
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.

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.

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.

Mission Impossible? Making Drupal 7 more accessible

Published
19th February 2015
by 
Michel Vloon
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Mission Impossible? Making Drupal 7 more accessible

Here at Nomensa we aim to make everything accessible, whatever we do. Whilst we are big fans of Drupal, there's a few issues with some of the markup that comes out at the front end, especially from an accessibility point of view

How to improve accessibility of overlay windows ā€“ part 2

Published
21st October 2014
by 
Gosia Mlynarczyk
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How to improve accessibility of overlay windows ā€“ part 2

In the first part of this article, I've discussed keyboard accessibility issues which are often found in overlay windows, and which affect both sighted keyboard users and screen reader users. Apart from these issues, dialogs can be tricky to use for screen reader users for few other reasons.