Alastair CampbelI, Nomensa's Accessibility Director, explains what W3C’s web accessibility guidelines are and the best ways of using them.
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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.
EU adopts the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons With Disabilities
On Wednesday 5th January the United Nations (UN) Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities was ratified by the European Union (EU). The convention was adopted by the UN on 13th December 2006 and opened for signatures on 30th March 2007. It was a historic moment for human rights, and we were proud to be part of the UN’s activities
eAccessibility Forum meeting
How to write an accessibility statement
An Accessibility Statement is a declaration that defines the level of web accessibility that a website aims to achieve. In this article, we look at why an accessibility statement should be provided and the information that should go into it.
Guide to the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines
A large proportion of users cannot gain access to the information and services the Web provides and this represents a dichotomy. The Web was designed to provide universal access to information, however many web sites are inaccessible to people with disabilities. This paper examines web accessibility and provides simple methods for checking a site's accessibility.