Accessibility, Links, and Web Design

When it comes to web design accessibility, links are one of the primary design considerations to focus on. The internet, at its core, is just a collection of pages hyperlinked together. Given how fundamental links are to web design, it’s no surprise that a lot of user-friendly design revolves around link accessibility. It’s simple if Read More >

One Click Accessibility WordPress Plugin

One Click Accessibility is one of the most popular free accessibility plugins available for the WordPress platform. With over 90,000 active installations, I think the plugin’s popularity stems from its excellent default settings. Installing One Click isn’t going to bring your site up to WCAG standards in a matter of seconds, but it is going Read More >

Accessible Color Palettes: Choosing Accessible Colors

Color is a fundamental component of accessible site design. You’ll need to make sure to contrast your text with background, stay mindful of color-blind viewers, and test your site’s appearance under a variety of conditions. Below we’ll cover some of the fundamentals of accessible color palettes so you can keep your site readable. Color Contrast: Read More >

Alt Text Best Practices: Write Great Alt Text

Alt Text is an essential web accessibility affordance for anyone using a screen reader. If you want your site to be accessible as defined by the Web Content Accessibility Guides (WCAG), then you need to consistently and appropriately use alt text. Used correctly, alt text can even improve your site’s SEO. Read on for an Read More >