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Auto-play: a usability and accessibility failure

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My organisation recently published a number of videos on the public website (EDIT – have removed the link as the videos have been taken off now). Those videos started automatically … Continue reading

Event review – Accessibility breakfast @ User Vision Edinburgh, 15th June 2009

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I’ve just come back from a very interesting breakfast event at the local office of User Experience consultants User Vision. Led by accessibility consultant Mark Palmer, the session looked at … Continue reading

Considering users with multiple disabilities

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I was interested to read, on the RNIB website, that there are an estimated 2 million people with significant sight loss in the UK, 70% of whom have other disabilities … Continue reading

ATAG – ignore it at your peril

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A brief history Most web developers will have heard of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG), especially since the launch of version 2 in December 2008. Perhaps less well known, … Continue reading

WCAG 2.0 resources

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In December 2008 the World Wide Web consortium (W3C) declared that version 2 of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.0) had finally been made a recommendation. Stating that websites … Continue reading

My 2009 Web Resolutions

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OK, not so much resolutions as a list of to-dos. These are areas which I’ll be looking more into during 2009. If you’ve got similar goals, or think I should … Continue reading

WCAG 2.0 gets the final thumbs up

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Some exciting news… Today W3C announced a new standard that will help Web designers and developers create sites that better meet the needs of users with disabilities and older users. … Continue reading

WordPress and accessibility

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I’ll shortly be publishing an article on blogs in the public sector (edit: now available), but for now here’s a link to an interesting article on WordPress and accessibility. As … Continue reading

WCAG 2.0 and Delivering Inclusive Websites

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In June 2008 Central Office of Information (COI) produced the Delivering Inclusive Websites guidance: These guidelines are for public sector website owners and digital media project managers wishing to deliver … Continue reading

WCAG 2.0 and WAI interview

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There’s an interesting article in the latest e-access bulletin, produced by Headstar. As they haven’t yet updated their website with this bulletin, I’ve reproduced the article below. For more information … Continue reading

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