I attended a thought-provoking debate on Accessing Technology at the Edinburgh Book Festival on Sunday, part of their Freedom and Equality series. The precis read: Technological leaps have expanded opportunities for people with disabilities. At the same time, cuts to resources are making many feel isolated, misunderstood and attacked. How do we ensure everyone has… Continue Reading Accessing Technology Debate at the Edinburgh Book Festival
I was recently asked in one of my blogging groups to create an infographic. (For my previous attempt at this, see 7 Random Facts about the World Wide Web). As part of the challenge, and in honour of World Usability Day yesterday, I have chosen to make my infographic on web accessibility. I’ve taken a… Continue Reading Web Accessibility in the UK – True Facts [infographic]
Web accessibility can be defined in a number of different ways. Originally, it was meant as making web content obtainable to disabled people. Nowadays the definition may be broadened out. Webcredible’s definition of web accessibility is: Web accessibility is about making your website accessible to all Internet users (both disabled and non-disabled). When a web… Continue Reading What is web accessibility, and why does it matter?