In the physical world, it is nearly impossible to make a fixed object accessible to everyone. In the connected world of the Internet of Things, digital brings us accessibility where the physical can’t.
One of the most important pages on a site is the page displayed when there aren’t any results for a search. It’s one of the most ignored and least-loved pages. Since it’s just past Valentine’s Day, let’s show the no-results page some love.
Infographics are growing in popularity, but they are often criticized for the accessibility challenges they create. Here’s an infographic that was very surprising when it comes to accessibility, and we felt it should be celebrated and shared as a positive—a small thing, done well.
I couldn’t put my finger on what was missing in our work until these three things happened all at once: we dove deep into the process of redesigning our web site and brand identity, reviewed 2013 successes and failures, and started planning for 2014. Doing all of that work forced us to ask questions about who we are and what we believe in.
In this week’s Best Practice of the Week, we’re talking about various methods for hiding content from users.
In this week’s Best Practice of the Week, we’re talking about text alternatives for decorative images.
In this week’s Best Practice of the Week, we’re talking about how to provide descriptive alt attributes for images.
In this week’s Best Practice of the Week, we’re talking about error messages and how they convey problems to users. Error messages should be specific and let the user know what they need to do to fix it.
In this week’s Best Practice of the Week (BPOW), we show you how to handle displaying multiple errors on a form.
In this week’s best practice, we discuss the accessibility needs of users with dyslexia. Dyslexia is a learning disability that impacts an individual’s reading fluency and comprehension, affecting 8% of all people worldwide. There are common issues that people with dyslexia struggle with every day when interacting with web content, but we can easily avoid them to provide a more accessible user experience.