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DOJ cracks the whip on accessibility of US public websites

In the US, the dream is over for commercial firms: now most public websites must comply with web accessibility guidelines. How strange. Once upon a time we thought that WCAG 2.0 and Section 508 applied solely to government agencies...

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June 27, 2015


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Multipurpose infographic on intranet vs. digital workplace homepages

intranet vs. digital workplace infographic: Richard Dennison

Richard Dennison has written a blog post 

that summarises nicely the differences between a home page for an intranet and for a digital workplace. Use it at work as a reminder, teaching tool and bomb.

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June 10, 2015


Time management: sustained focus is the key

Deep thought in quiet Marlborough Sounds

"My time management sucks." Ever heard that before? Ever said it or thought it? About a thousand times, no doubt. Me too. I regularly beat myself up for being carbon-cycle slow to achieve certain urgent and important tasks... 

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Global accessibility awareness starts at home

Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) logoTo celebrate Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2015, FixTheWeb has produced an excellent animated video on web accessibility. Of course, the video is itself a model of accessible media.

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Spot-check your own web content

We all hope and trust that our content authors are creating findable, usable, valuable content for both web and mobile. But how can we be sure? Here's a quick way to spot-check your own web content without user-testing. 

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Google boosts ranking of mobile-friendly pages for smartphone searchers

Search results on mobile phoneSince April 21, Google has expanded its use of mobile-friendliness as a ranking signal. They say, "This change ... will have a significant impact in our search results." Wow. Huge implications for web designers, content managers, content strategists and web writers. 

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When web accessibility goes down the drain

WCAG 2.0 and S.508 go down the drainWe work with many government agencies on web accessibility. And sure,
 our whizz-bang accessibility experts can get your web sites to comply with national web standards, whether that's S. 508 or WCAG 2.0 or some other variation. So what's the problem?

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