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Reimagining Colors for Digital Accessibility

View the original postSource: Unsplash Accessibility is more than just a buzzword. Digital accessibility is the democratization of design and the efforts of some good designers can help ensure this design revolution — “Digital accessibility enables people with disabilities to understand, navigate, perceive, contribute to and interact with the web. It is a way to include everyone […]

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Can Accessible Design Help Brand Emails Break Through?

View the original post Learn how to design a modern email for audiences of all abilities by using the new Salesforce builder Given customers still prefer email over any other channel, you want to make sure everything that hits a customer’s inbox makes the maximum impact. So what do today’s most popular email designs have […]

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Learn to Create Accessible Websites with the Principles of Universal Design

View the original post“Productivity is never an accident. It is always the result of a commitment to excellence, intelligent planning and focused effort.”— Paul J. Meyer, premier international authority on goal setting, motivation, time management, and personal and professional development Accessibility is not the first item we consider when we start designing a website. It […]

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What Is Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) and Why Is It so Important?

View the original postWe can probably all agree that accessibility matters—as developers and designers, we want to design digital technology that doesn’t exclude users with disabilities… or anyone else for that matter!So the question is, why are accessibility considerations one of the first things to get cut from projects when resources or time become scarce?The […]

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3 Reasons Why Accessible Design Is Good for All

View the original postMost designers probably agree that accessibility matters: We want to create designs and interfaces that don’t exclude users with disabilities. There are plenty of obvious moral reasons that accessibility matters, but, unfortunately, accessibility considerations are often one of the first things to get cut when resources or time becomes scarce. From a […]

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10 Principles of Accessibility

View the original postDo you want to get serious about accessibility, but finding it hard to know where to start? In this video, we’ll take you through 10 principles you can use to get started creating great accessible websites and interfaces right now. Among other things, you’ll learn how to create ALT text that makes […]

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Accessibility: Usability for all

View the original postLet’s examine a topic we often take for granted to understand what it’s really about. Doing so, you’ll be able to proceed with a broader appreciation of how users engage your designs.The Overlooked, Misunderstood Nature of AccessibilityAuthor/Copyright holder: WhisperToMe. Copyright terms and licence: Public DomainA design is only useful if it’s accessible […]

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Accessibility Experience (AX) for Higher Education

View the original postDesigning a website for users with disabilities improves the digital experience for a wider audience. Accessibility Experience (AX) can help ensure that digital resources are usable by everyone equally, leading to better learning experiences. Source: Freepik.com Accessibility Experience (AX) The fact that every good user experience should be an accessible experience ought […]

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Designing for humanity — going beyond accessibility

View the original postDesigning for humanity — going beyond accessibility In early 2005, Wayne Westerman, founder of Fingerworks, wanted to find a convenient solution to use a computer without stressing the hands. The objective was to help people like him who suffered from carpal tunnel syndrome or other such issues to comfortably work on a computer. He […]

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A designer’s guide to accessibility

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