1. Should all content be responsive?

    Written by on May 26, 2016 in Development, Examples

    In this screencast, Derek walks us through a couple of examples where traditional approaches to responsive content may actually hamper people from achieving their goals online. He proposes some alternative approaches that keep user experience top of mind.

  2. Real users on Adobe PDFs

    Written by on May 5, 2016 in Development, Examples, UX

    This week, Joanna mines one of our most valuable resources—Simply Accessible’s usability panel—real users who test what we make to ensure our sites and apps are truly accessible. We asked them what barriers they face when accessing PDF documents on the web. Here’s what they had to say.

  3. Using the Windows High Contrast colour scheme with Adobe Acrobat Reader

    Written by on in Examples

    High contrast mode is great for readability, but if you’re trying to read a PDF, you’ll need to do some tweaking in Adobe Reader. We’ll walk you through it.

  4. Danger! ARIA tabs

    Written by on April 14, 2016 in Development, Examples

    ARIA is a great way to make things technically accessible, sometimes without requiring markup changes. But it can be tricky, even if you’re using it in a technically correct way. In this post, Jeff breaks down an ARIA tabs interaction to see how ARIA can impact users with disabilities—and how to make tabs truly accessible.

  5. 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.

  6. 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?