Images need alternative text (alt text) – this is often one of the first things designers and developers learn about […]
This is the second part of a two-part companion post, based on the talk Caitlin gave at CSUN 2017. The […]
This is the first part of a companion post Caitlin Geier wrote on accessible UX design. In part one, Caitlin details the intersection between usability and accessibility. She discusses the importance of thinking about users first, and why website accessibility is a collaborative effort. Read on to learn more.
When you design with the average user in mind, you design for no one! Web design has come a long way in the past few years, but some new design trends are making websites inaccessible to people with disabilities. In this post, principal accessibility strategist Denis Boudreau reveals some of the most common current design trends that are causing accessibility issues – along with suggestions on how to work around them.
Calling all content creators and UX Designers! Our Deque University course on Accessible InDesign will provide you with the tools and know-how you need to make your InDesign content assets accessible. PDF or EPUB? We’ll help you figure it out. What to do about complex images and anchor text? We’ll show you the way. Read on to learn more.
How do you ensure your website is designed with accessibility in mind? Our UX designer Caitlin Geier addresses some important issues to consider, with practical tips – like presenting descriptive text when color cues are used – to help you create accessible design features that everyone can enjoy.
Here’s part 2 of Caitlin Geier’s 2-part series on remote usability testing with screen readers. In her second post, Caitlin covers important points to remember when setting up, recording, and observing the test. She offers several helpful and practical suggestions to make remote usability testing as easy as possible for both parties.
This is the first post in Caitlin Geier’s 2-part series, “Tips and Tricks for Real-Time Remote Usability Testing with Screen Readers.” In her introductory post, Caitlin will cover the basics of usability testing, points for consideration and the pros and cons of testing remotely.
What Are Focus Indicators? Have you ever noticed the blue outlines that sometimes show up around buttons or form fields […]
Something you may not be aware of: at any given time: roughly 20% of Americans have either a temporary or […]
What if you learned there’s an entire segment of users who find your user-centered design to be completely unusable? Not […]