If you read my recent post Usability should include accessibility, then you already know that I am struggling with our definitions of things like usability, when so many websites that are recognized as being usable are not accessible for people with disabilities. It seems like we should be replacing the word "usable" with the phrase "usable for people who can operate a mouse and have good vision." Is that last thing something to necessarily celebrate? ...continue reading Why accessibility compliance should be a criterion in web design awards


This article is part 2 of my series, how to do an accessibility audit. It will give you step-by-step instructions to test a complete website for accessibility compliance. It assumes that the website you are testing meets the following criteria:

  • The website has a content management system
  • The website consists of a set of templates and components that are reused across the site.

...continue reading Six things you need to audit your site for accessibility