1. Three common accessibility pitfalls for developers: text alternatives

    Written by on February 4, 2016 in Development

    What accessibility issues did we encounter most frequently last year? In this three-post series, Julie shares what she discovered. We start with the third most common pitfall: text alternatives for non-text content.

  2. Why accessibility is good for business (according to my mechanic)

    Written by on January 26, 2016 in Understanding accessibility

    I was lucky to find my mechanic, Pete. There was only one problem. A single, 6” step that stood between my wheelchair and his garage.

  3. The accessibility stack: making a better layer cake

    Written by on January 21, 2016 in Development, Examples, Understanding accessibility

    One way to prevent avoidable issues is to approach building for accessibility the way you build a web or native app from the ground up, in a stack of technologies, where each one has its role to play. Just like you carefully consider what backend language (if any), framework language, and additional libraries you might want to use for your app before you start building, the same should be done for accessibility.

  4. Simply Accessible’s New Year’s Resolutions

    Written by on January 14, 2016 in News, Understanding accessibility

    We’re starting 2016 on a busy, but reflective note as we envision how we want to show up as web accessibility professionals, advocates, and educators. We thought about how we’d personally like to do better as practitioners and teachers, how we’d like to see our team and company grow over the course of the year, and how we want to inspire you to up your accessibility game this year.

  5. Testing, testing: SA takes usability to the next level

    Written by on December 28, 2015 in News, Testing

    Simply Accessible’s approach to testing signifies our commitment to users. Prioritizing users and creating a leadership role focused on testing not only affirms that commitment, but magnifies it.

  6. Being disabled can be lame

    Written by on December 16, 2015 in Understanding accessibility

    Language is meant to provide meaning. And the word “disabled” does, it turns out, a mediocre job. Guest author Johnny Taylor helps us navigate the complexities of communication.

  7. Passion squared: our two newest team members are changing the web as we know it

    Written by on September 17, 2015 in News

    We’re so excited to introduce the freshest faces of our Simply Accessible crew: Devon Persing and Nicolas Steenhout, two big-hearted accessibility leaders, consultants, and trainers. We’re pumped to welcome them and unleash their powers to transform the web.

  8. Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2015: Take awareness into your own hands

    Written by on May 21, 2015 in Examples, Understanding accessibility

    Simply Accessible challenges you to celebrate Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) 2015 by taking matters into your own hands. You up for it?

  9. Accessibility is…?

    Written by on May 11, 2015 in Understanding accessibility

    Our first poll was a simple fill-in-the-blank: “Accessibility is…” What does accessibility mean to you? How do you define it for yourself?

  10. Single page applications, Angular.js and accessibility
    Single page applications, Angular.js and accessibility

    Written by on March 3, 2015 in Development

    Developers face pretty specific challenges when creating a highly accessible single page application (SPA) user experience. This in-depth tutorial outlines some best practices and accessibility challenges common to SPAs (and specifically Angular apps) so you can build an SPA that works for everyone.