Accessibility and Inclusion

In-depth discussions on how UX testing can remove barriers and help make the online world accessible and inclusive to everyone, no matter what their needs. Our most popular posts include advice on making websites age-friendly, guidance on making inclusive web-forms and the tragic results of bad design.

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Designing UX for nonprofits: what do the experts say? Becca Kennedy talks to three UX professionals about the joys and challenges of working with nonprofits

The combination of human-centred design and nonprofit work is sort of like mixing peanut butter and jelly (or peanut butter...

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Sustainable design: how your website can save energy and the environment

This is going to be one of those articles that scares you for a few paragraphs with hard-hitting FACTS and...

Why UX is the biggest barrier to voice UI adoption Despite the revolutionary potential of voice UI, the user experience simply isn’t very good, argues Rebecca Sentance

It’s been a little over six years since Apple’s iconic digital voice assistant, Siri, was unveiled with the launch of...

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How can we spread the love for user-centric thinking? It's a #worldusabilityday #uxchat love-in

In this week’s #UXchat, we’re celebrating World Usability Day 2017 by asking our community of UX professionals their thoughts on...

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16 tools and resources for improving online accessibility

So, you’ve decided that you want to improve the accessibility of your website. Or maybe you’re not quite sure what...

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A user experience guide to typography How to improve usability through typography, legibility, and readability

Whether your product requires users to read one word or 100,000 words, you should pay attention to the usability and...

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Why you shouldn’t UX test by gender Luke Richards tackles the reasons why testing along gender lines is to fall at the first hurdle

Those of us with an interest in mobile and internet usage are familiar with data that deals with demographic breakdowns....

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Five ways to make usable websites for people with dyslexia

This is Dyslexia Awareness Week in the UK. World Dyslexia Awareness Day takes place on Thursday 5th October 2017. To...

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What are the UX implications of on-demand healthcare?

In this week’s #UXchat, we’re discussing on-demand healthcare. What are the implications of of having real-time data on your health,...

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How good UX can save lives A look at how UX design impacts healthcare, automotive interfaces and emergency response technology

What do you think about when you hear the term ‘user experience’? UX often brings to mind the delight we...