While not all social media platforms have accessible interfaces, there’s nothing stopping social media marketers from creating accessible content and becoming advocates for inclusive social media. After all, you want as many people as possible to be able to enjoy your social presence, right?
“Nothing About Us Without Us” may be a long-standing maxim within the disability rights movement but a sizeable proportion of creators of digital content appear yet to receive the memo.
Today, I’m gonna share a few tips so that you can make your website more accessible and inclusive to all. Basically, these are the low-hanging fruit that can instantly improve your website, giving you a starting point for making your sites more inclusive.
Nowadays approximately 15% of people have some kind of disability that doesn’t allow them to use web applications in a common way — keyboard, mouse, touchscreen. That’s where accessibility comes on to the stage.
Whatever else we may feel about the benefits and drawbacks of social media, it has produced at least one clear positive. Disability Culture is thriving online.
Many organizations view accessibility requirements grudgingly, as a costly way to avoid costlier lawsuits. Businesses and nonprofits with the best intentions can find themselves confused and overwhelmed as to where they should start.
Our latest study looks at how much businesses are missing out by not developing accessible websites, apps and products. It is part of our broader research into how inclusive design affects how disabled people choose to spend their money.
When building products (digital ones but this could also apply to other products), color choice is important. The color can convey your brand identity, help users understand information, etc.
Domino’s is facing backlash against its non-inclusive website. Sigma’s Hilary Stephenson shares top tips on managing user experience for customers with ranging abilities so SMEs can lead the charge where larger organisations may fall short.
Inclusive design principles have taken priority on the web. Google even ranks accessible web pages higher in its results.