What is web accessibility?
This is a regularly updated series of articles introducing you to the concepts involved with web accessibility .
Working for Dig Inclusion, part of my role has involved adding captions and transcripts to videos and showing organisations how to do so themselves. In my spare time I’m also on the board of Covenham Plough Community Hub (CPCH), a no…Read more of “Setting up captions for videos for social media: YouTube and Facebook”
It’s been over a year since I starting working in the web accessibility sector. The past year has been a steep learning curve and after a year I am by no means the expert on all things accessibility as there is always more to lear…Read more of “My First Year as an Accessibility Consultant”
The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) are a set of criteria that measure different elements of a website. There are 78 success criteria across four sections that are separated into three levels of conformance: A, AA and AA…Read more of “What is involved in AAA WCAG conformance?”
The European directive on web accessibility for all UK public sector websites became law on 23rd September 2018, This covers everyone from central Government all the way down to local authorities and parish councils. With a co…Read more of “European directive on accessibility regulations – next steps”
Over the last few blog posts we’ve been looking more into the success criteria that were included in the updated Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.1. In the final part of this series, today we are looking at Status M…Read more of “WCAG 2.1 – What is Status Messages?”
We’re continuing our series looking at the new Success Criteria in WCAG 2.1. In this post, we’re looking at Text Spacing. Reading is one of the great pleasures of life. It allows us to communicate with each other, to r…Read more of “WCAG 2.1 – What is Text Spacing?”
In our ongoing series we’re continuing to look at the new WCAG 2.1 criteria, which is the current standard from the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) of testing websites for accessibility. These new criteria have been created to m…Read more of “WCAG 2.1 – What is Non-text contrast?”
In a previous post we mentioned that one of the main reasons why the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) developed the WCAG 2.1 guidelines was that they were influenced by the introduction of mobile devices and the ten year old WCAG 2.0 …Read more of “WCAG 2.1 – What is Orientation?”