Inaccessible websites force many to ‘click away’

New research indicates that UK businesses are losing out on huge sums of money – potentially totalling billions of pounds – by failing to make their websites accessible to users with access needs.

A British pound symbol inside a red slashed circle
A British pound symbol inside a red slashed circle

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There’s never been a more pressing time to get accessible

Website accessibility is on the rise, but there is still a long way to go. Accessibility involves creating and structuring website content so that it can be effectively navigated, read or experienced by users regardless of a person’s disability, which can be visual, auditory, physical, speech-related, cognitive or neurological.

A red keyboard button with visual of keys on it and the word ‘Access’
A red keyboard button with visual of keys and the word ‘Access’

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Top tips for accessibility

Heidi Laidler, Media Access Australia’s User Experience Designer, gave a recent talk about how to test for accessibility at a ‘Hack 4 Good’ event attended by web professionals from around the country. Discover the top tips for accessibility from a user experience point of view, in this captivating podcast article.

Heidi Laidler on stage at Hack 4 Good
Heidi Laidler on stage at Hack 4 Good

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