Our Accessibility Team at Hawkes Learning has gathered several of their favorite resources for learning about and testing a website's accessibility. As we work toward becoming WCAG 2.0 Level AA compliant, we've learned from some of the best sources within the accessibility community. Below are five that our team recommends using if you're a developer … Continue reading Five of the best accessibility resources for content creators
To make your website more accessible, make sure it's POUR. POUR is a handy acronym for: P: Perceivable O: Operable U: Understandable R: Robust These are the testing pillars for content providers. What do we mean by that? Let's look into each word. Perceivable Users must be able to perceive your content, and they do … Continue reading Make a POUR website. (It’s a good thing.)
If you're short on time, here's the answer: everyone. Yes, web accessibility affects anyone who goes online. If a website is Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 Level AA compliant, then the website's usability should also be high-quality. However, people who are affected the most by poor web accessibility are those with disabilities. Below is a quick … Continue reading Web accessibility: Who is affected?
What's that? Today—May 19th, 2016—is Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD)! Started in 2012, this day is dedicated to communicating and learning more about digital accessibility. Bringing awareness to accessibility is a critical first step in making the web an inclusive space for all. How is Hawkes involved in the conversation of accessibility? Hawkes Learning is committed … Continue reading Global Accessibility Awareness Day