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What does it mean to do an accessibility audit?

I got a request recently to price out an accessibility audit of a several thousand-page site. The expectation seemed to be that the entirety of the site would be reviewed in some fashion and then the site would be certified in some way to be ...

By |2020-12-04T09:01:41-05:00February 24th, 2019|Accessibility, Heuristic/Expert Review, User Research|

Accessibility: Who tweets about it and what hashtags do they use?

Earlier this week, I explained how a new client, George Washington University Libraries, provided me with access to data from their tool, Social Feed Manager (SFM), to better understand how user experience hashtags are being used. Check out that prior post about user experience hashtags ...

By |2020-12-04T09:08:32-05:00April 13th, 2017|Accessibility, Social Media|

How to create a culture of accessibility

I was recently asked by a UX colleague how he might be able to incorporate accessibility into his company’s organizational culture. Although he felt personally that accessibility was very important and even had the budget to hire staff that was knowledgeable in principles of accessibility, ...

By |2020-12-04T09:08:34-05:00August 30th, 2016|Accessibility, Advocating for UX|

The Value of User Research for Accessibility Evaluation

A few years after Section 508 (web accessibility of US Federal sites) became an enforceable law in 2001, government agencies were very interested in having blind users actually try out their web pages to see if the pages were accessible. I remember 2004 – 2005 ...

By |2020-12-04T09:08:40-05:00October 15th, 2013|Accessibility, User Research|
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