All posts for "Web Accessibility" tag

Keyboard accessibility quick tip

Published
22nd August 2011
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Emily Coward
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Keyboard accessibility quick tip

A quick accessibility tip to help you make sure your web pages aren't reliant on someone using just a mouse and can be operated by someone using a keyboard instead.

Using the lang attribute

Published
27th April 2011
by 
Matt Lawson
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Using the lang attribute

The third in a series of How To guides from Nomensa. Matt Lawson, Web Developer at Nomensa discusses how to use the lang attribute to specify the language of your website and individual elements on a page.

What are keyboard traps?

Published
13th April 2011
by 
Liam Tullberg
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What are keyboard traps?

You’re sat at your computer, triumphant in completing that all important piece of code you’ve been working on. You quickly check your email which consequently causes your computer to stop responding. We all know the scenario...

Accessible Tabs - Part 1: The Problem

Published
7th March 2011
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Emily Coward
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Accessible Tabs - Part 1: The Problem

Tabs are a well recognised feature of many of today’s websites. Websites such as the BBC, Yahoo and the National Autistic Society all use tabs to utilise the space on their pages by showing more content in a smaller area. The use of tabs on the web is still a relatively new feature which has only really become popular in the last few years. This surge in popularity is mainly due to the introduction of JavaScript libraries such as jQuery which make it extremely easy to add tabs to a website.

Order of Content

Published
7th March 2011
by 
Emily Coward
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Order of Content

The second installment from Nomensa's How To guides. Emily Coward, Senior Web Developer at Nomensa discusses the importance of making sure the order of content on a website is logical to ensure that it makes sense when it's read through from top to bottom by someone using a screen reader.

New Nomensa Design - style meets user experience

Published
28th February 2011
by 
Tom Waterhouse
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New Nomensa Design - style meets user experience

A little while ago we released the new Nomensa website! We're all really proud of it, but it's certainly gone through some transformations to get to where it is now. Now it's had some time to settle in, I thought it would be nice to share some of the thinking and initial concepts we went through to get to this point.

Accessible Forms & JavaScript

Published
21st February 2011
by 
Liam Tullberg
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Accessible Forms & JavaScript

The first in a series of How To guides from Nomensa. Dan Stringer, Web Developer at Nomensa discusses what to do and importantly what not to do when using Javascript and forms. As part of this tutorial, Dan provides solutions to common mistakes.