All posts for "Web Accessibility" tag

Detecting browser compatibility for HTML5 video and audio

Published
21st November 2011
by 
Liam Tullberg
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Detecting browser compatibility for HTML5 video and audio

Different browsers offer different levels of support for HTML5 audio and video. Where some browsers support one type of media file other browsers will fail to do so. While browser vendors continue to implement HTML5 features support should get better and better. However, the situation at the time of writing dictates that we cannot (and certainly should not) assume that a browser will play HTML5 media.

Checking colour contrast

Published
11th October 2011
by 
Matt Lawson
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Checking colour contrast

This is a quick guide on how to check the colour contrast on your website. A simple way to check colour combinations meet the requirements set by version two of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines.

The resurgence of inclusive design

Published
20th September 2011
by 
Simon Norris
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The resurgence of inclusive design

In recent years we have witnessed a resurgence in the Inclusive Design approach. This is partly due to the rise in web accessibility and how it helps to ensure a great user experience is delivered to everyone. However, inclusive design is far from new approach but every designer should be practising it!