As more of our services than ever move online, our web estate has become the face of the University. Inclusivity of all our users has never been more important. A Practical and Ethical Approach With September’s legislation deadline rightly also attracting attention, we want to help our devolved web community improve the accessibility of their […]
Making your content accessible is more important, not less so, during an emergency. Most of the UX books out there are light on advice as to when the world shuts down completely and every aspect of our lives has been utterly turned on its heads. It’s not even covered in EdWeb training. What were we […]
Card voting based on colours, text and shapes are an accessible way to do quick polling in small groups. There can be a myth that if you work in digital, everything must be digital. Get the latest app or high-tech solution for your problems. And don’t get me wrong, there are loads of people at […]
An inspiring day in Manchester underlined the importance of remembering the human beings at the heart of our work.
To create truly usable web content, we have to get out of the majority mindset.
Offline experiences, like one I had recently as a disabled traveller, can teach us a lot about the digital user experience.
We were in Utrecht to attend the conference Frontend United 2019. This is a non-profit, developer-first, community-focused conference. Its aim is to connect frontend developers and designers from all kinds of backgrounds closer together to share knowledge, experiences and ideas.
Always keen to get my hands on (a) free coffee and (b) useful advice on improving website quality, I recently attended a briefing on “Tips to improve the accessibility of your website”, hosted by User Vision.
The Desktop Recorder software on Media Hopper is a great resource for creating training videos.
We’ve had a few enquiries about the homepage carousel feature in EdWeb which we’ve strongly advised website managers not to use at present. In this post I want to explain the current situation, what our plans are, and why you’re probably better off without a carousel feature anyway.