Accessibility in UX design

04/26/2019 - 19:43
Accessibility is oriented towards making things more and more understandable and usable by people of diverse physical characteristics. Not everyone is born with the same set of visuals or set of active fingers, people do lack on some sections and technology is supposed to be accessed by many. This is not meant to include individuals who have visual, motor, auditory, speech, or cognitive… Read more

Coming together of accessibility and usability

04/21/2019 - 23:01
In New York City, hundreds and thousands of residents have difficulty walking. An analysis made by The New York Times states that two-thirds of them live far from an accessible subway station. Rightfully so, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority is planning to install new elevators in the coming years and the subway leader has hired Alex Elegudin, a long-time disability rights advocate and… Read more

Attention Site Owners: Don’t Miss Out These Important Accessibility Tools

03/26/2019 - 17:33
Human beings have been struggling for centuries to gain equal rights. Everyone is entitled to it regardless of gender, race, religion, language, and nationality. This includes disabled individuals and visually impaired too.  Source: Paper MasterBygone are the days when disability was considered to be helpless and weak. The disability rights movement in the 1960s marked a critical turning point in… Read more

Adopting Mobile Accessibility with Drupal 8

03/18/2019 - 15:35
Accessibility as a means is a way to ensure equal access for people with disabilities(physical and virtual) as others. Non-disabled people do not face the same hurdles and challenges that a disabled person does in a day-to-day life and thus, many ignore the trivial needs when addressing or working in the public sector development. From the construction of ramps at sidewalk crossings to adding… Read more

Lights, Camera and Action with Drupal

12/27/2018 - 11:51
Ah! those days, when copies of movies were sold in the form of DVDs, fast forwarding and rewinding through the scenes made us feel that the power is all in our hands.  But with the evolution in technology and internet presence  (in terms of marketing a film), the need for a movie website has come a long way after witnessing a growth in streaming services.   Setting up a movie website means… Read more

Accessibility & Healthcare: Drupal is Binding the Two

11/23/2018 - 19:37
While constructing a hospital building what is the most important factor which provides safe access to all the people? My whole attention is diverted upon the very first priority of virtual planning, and that is building of ramps. If you ask "why?”, the answer would wind up to one conclusion - Ease of accessibility disabled individuals.  Imagine if the design of the building can secure modular… Read more

Checklist to Comply with ADA Accessibility in Higher Education

10/28/2018 - 12:45
The American Disability Act (ADA), 1990 provides provisions to secure the rights of specially-abled people. Although, when first passed, it focussed primarily on physical properties, over time it has covered digital spaces too, which means people can take a complaint to the court for discriminating and violating the ADA act.  Accessibility is a more accepted norm when it comes to physical… Read more

Mitigating Accessibility for Everyone via Screen Readers

10/24/2018 - 11:20
The use of internet has to be considered as the most powerful resource known to mankind. We have been granted with the access to information that may be tough to digest in a lifetime, thus taking full advantage of that data would be concluded as part of our own rights.  UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities recognized that the access to information should be equal for every… Read more

Reaching Out To All: Best Web Accessibility Practices

08/30/2018 - 17:07
Ignoring web accessibility standards when developing/ revamping your site means reducing the number of visitors’ possibility at least 19%. Spending years on perfecting your site’s usability and overall experience for the visitor only means that you don’t want to get stuck at 81%. Right? That remaining population is millions of people with disabilities who can’t access or engage with sites in… Read more
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