1. Creating accessible forms with Angular

    Written by on May 18, 2017 in Development, Understanding accessibility

    Forms are integral to the online experience, and a well-written form structure ensures the forms you make are easy to use – for everyone. In this post, Scott Vinkle offers solutions discovered by himself and the Simply Accessible team when it comes to creating accessible forms in Angular.

  2. A smartphone accessibility primer; or, how I learned to stop worrying and master mobile accessibility

    Written by on October 4, 2017 in Design, Development, Understanding accessibility, UX

    This is part one of a series of articles that will take you through the basics of mobile accessibility for Android and iPhone, and help you conduct an accessibility assessment on the mobile device of your choice. This week, we’ll start off by comparing TalkBack and VoiceOver screen reader software. Next, we’ll cover the basics of mobile accessibility for fonts and colours, then mobile switch controls, followed by a testing method for mobile for each popular operating system. Welcome aboard, and we hope you enjoy the ride!

  3. Why we do moderated, remote, usability testing

    Written by on June 1, 2017 in Testing, UX

    Guidelines and specs are helpful in the accessibility world, but they don’t always help us get to the heart of the matter: Is your site, product, service truly usable? Joanna Briggs shares why moderated, remote usability testing is so effective.

  4. I’m still here: a career in accessibility

    Written by on May 4, 2017 in Understanding accessibility

    The story of accessibility is the story of humans connecting to each other. In this post, Jeff Smith reveals why he got into accessibility, and what keeps him here.

  5. How can I do this better?

    Written by on February 14, 2017 in Development, Understanding accessibility

    Nothing makes us happier than knowing there are people out there just as eager as we are when it comes to making the digital world better for everyone.

  6. 8 things parenting taught me about accessibility

    Written by on January 26, 2017 in Design, News

    Parenting presents all kinds of challenges, even technical ones. In this post, Melanie Jones shares how vital her mobile device became once she had a baby, and how inclusive design makes all the difference.

  7. Starting the conversation: report from Accessibility Scotland

    Written by on December 1, 2016 in accessibility engagement, News, Understanding accessibility

    When Kevin White found himself longing for people to talk with about the challenges of accessibility work, he didn’t just go online and join a meetup group; he decided to organize a conference with his peers. Here is Kevin’s report on the first-ever Accessibility Scotland conference, held last September in Edinburgh.

  8. Finding the willing: cultivating engagement for accessibility

    Written by on September 1, 2016 in accessibility engagement, News, Teamwork, Understanding accessibility

    Keep your garden of accessibility in bloom by engaging a network of people who share certain values and span all parts of the organization.

  9. Agile accessibility: on razors

    Written by on July 21, 2016 in Agile, Understanding accessibility

    Simply Accessible’s Agile Coach shares his thoughts about Occam’s and Hanlon’s razors—and how these two discovery tools can help in life, agile practice, and accessibility.

  10. Ecommerce and accessibility: Do the Woo podcast interview with Devon Persing

    Written by on July 14, 2016 in Business, Understanding accessibility

    Devon was a guest this week on Bob Dunn’s Do the Woo podcast for WooCommerce online store owners. Devon brought her down-to-earth and holistic perspective about integrating accessibility into ecommerce sites, and both the challenges and opportunities that await folks building purchase path experiences for their users.