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Digital Accessibility is a fascinating, complex subject that can seem to be quite scary but actually, the principles of it are quite logical and straightforward.

The biggest challenge we find is getting people started on their digital accessibility journey.

We love sharing our experiences and our thoughts through this blog.

Whether it is looking at accessible web design, an accessibility audit or any other aspect of digital accessibility, we hope that you find them interesting and engaging.

 

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How to make Wicked even more so using Accessibility Services!

Posted on 13 June 2024

I was lucky enough to watch Wicked The Musical last night at the Mayflower, Southampton. I had seen it...

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Oh no, not the c-word!

Posted on 6 June 2024

What is the C-Word with Web page accessibility? Click Here. Er...Click Where?Click here. Three simple words that are incredibly frustrating....

A silver credit card lying flat on a plain surface, The numbers are flat, and blend into the background, making them very difficult to read. Sunlight streams in from a nearby window, creating a strong natural lighting effect with extremely bright highlights and soft shadows on the card and surface. The words Nationwide Select Nightmare! are printed on the card.

The need for a colour check is not just for websites!

Posted on 30 May 2024

A real-world experience with a credit card My elderly father has been hospitalised for some time but will be coming...

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Happy Birthday WCAG - Accessibility!

Posted on 23 May 2024

What is WCAG? Accessibility means what exactly? 25 years ago, WCAG 1.0 was introduced.The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines. Version 1.0These...

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The problem with white backgrounds

Posted on 9 May 2024

White backgrounds affect some neurodivergent people.Symptoms can include headaches and exhaustion.I see this at first-hand with two of my...

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Finalists at the Chichester and Bognor Business Awards 2024!

Posted on 23 April 2024

We are thrilled to announce that we are finalists at the Chichester and Bognor Business Awards 2024, in the...

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Why Is Involving Disabled Individuals Crucial for Accessibility Audits

Posted on 17 February 2024

Why is it important to involve individuals, in accessibility audits?In our world it's crucial to ensure that websites are...

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How to Make Your Site User-Friendly for Everyone

Posted on 16 February 2024

Web Accessibility Basics In todays era it is not a legal obligation but also a moral responsibility to ensure that...

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Ensuring Equal Access to Your Website

Posted on 14 February 2024

From Breaking Barriers, to Enhancing Online Experience In a time where the digital world is constantly expanding it has become...

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The Importance of Correctly Labelling Forms in Accessible Web Design

Posted on 13 February 2024

The importance of clarity and usability cannot be overstated in the realm of web design.Forms play a role, in...

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A Comprehensive Guide to Website Accessibility Best Practices

Posted on 12 February 2024

In todays world of technology it is more important, than ever to ensure that your website is easily accessible...

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The Crucial Role of Keyboard Navigation in Accessible Web Design

Posted on 11 February 2024

Keyboard navigation is an aspect of web design that greatly impacts the usability of websites for a diverse range...

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Embracing Accessibility: The Cornerstone of Web Design in Chichester

Posted on 10 February 2024

Accessible web design doesn't limit creativity; instead, it fosters it. In today's landscape having an online presence is crucial, for...

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Why Colour Contrast is Important in Accessible Web Design

Posted on 9 February 2024

Colour contrast plays a role, in the world of web design ensuring that digital content is easily accessible to...

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Investing in an Accessible Website is the Best Investment You Could Make

Posted on 8 February 2024

You make the choice Investing in a website that's accessible, to all, is a choice for your business. In today's...

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If you want to have an accessible website built, where do you begin?

Posted on 7 February 2024

Creating a website that's accessible, to all users is a step in promoting inclusivity and ensuring equal access to...

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What benefits does Accessible Web Design bring to your business?

Posted on 6 February 2024

Unleashing the Power In todays era, where having a presence is crucial creating a user friendly website has become essential...

Iona Bateman - Website Accessibility Audit Team

The Importance of Accessible Web Design for Voice Recognition Software Users

Posted on 3 February 2024

Our incredible team of experts, in website accessibility testing includes Iona, who has a hand disability. Due to this...

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Why a fully accessible website is like a unicorn

Posted on 2 February 2024

What is the connection, between these two? In the world of myths and imagination unicorns gracefully prance through the dreams...

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How WCAG 2.2 Accessible Web Design Empowers Everyone

Posted on 1 February 2024

In todays age of technology the Internet has become a source of information, services and opportunities. However it's important...

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Strategies and Revelations from Website Accessibility Audits

Posted on 31 January 2024

Exploring Inclusion, in the Digital WorldIn todays paced world it has become crucial for organizations committed to promoting inclusivity...

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Unveiling Access A Holistic Approach to Digital Inclusivity

Posted on 30 January 2024

Accessibility in the realm of the world holds a crucial role, in fostering inclusivity. "Unveiling Access;...

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A Website Accessibility Audit Demystified

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Shedding light on the importance of accessibility In todays era ensuring that websites are accessible has become a crucial element...

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The parallels between a website Accessibility Statement and an MOT Certificate

Posted on 27 January 2024

What's the Common Ground? At glance a website accessibility audit and a cars MOT test certificate may seem unrelated.. Upon...