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2nd draft of Web Accessibility code of practice

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Yesterday I had a message from Jonathan Hassell, Head of Usability and Accessibility at the BBC, to let me know about the 2nd draft of the much publicised BS8878 British … Continue reading

The long way round

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This post has been written for Blogging Against Disablism Day 2010. I recently bought a new phone. It’s great, but like most smartphones it’s taking a bit of time to … Continue reading

Better Connected 2010 – comparing the 4 star homepages

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As we’re currently considering designs for our organisation’s new website homepage, I thought it would be interesting to bring together all of the 11 local authority websites which were awarded … Continue reading

Better Connected 2010 and the changing web

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Hot on the heels of their (always hotly debated) annual report on the state of local government websites (Better Connected 2010), we were pleased to welcome SOCITM reviewer John Fox … Continue reading

Best approaches towards a mobile Intranet

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Jakob Neilsen has just announced his 10 best-designed Intranets for 2010, and as always it’s a goldmine of information and advice. I haven’t yet forked out for the full report, … Continue reading

Google Browser Size and thinking beyond the fold

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Yesterday, the Google Code Blog announced Google Browser Size. It’s a handy little tool which allows you to take a contour visualisation of common browser sizes and overlay it onto … Continue reading

Stripping (my CSS) for web standards

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Today is CSS Naked Day. The idea is simple – websites all over the world are stripping off their CSS for a day, leaving their sites naked and unstyled. If … Continue reading

Don’t just sit there – debate!

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I love argument, I love debate. I don’t expect anyone just to sit there and agree with me, that’s not their job. Margaret Thatcher Debate and discussion are vital to … 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

Mobile browsing – making websites handier

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I’m desperately trying to get my organisation to realise that mobile browsing is fast becoming very popular, and that we need to design accordingly. Mobile phone penetration is immense in … Continue reading

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