What is accessible web design and how can it be achieved?

The internet as a medium has the potential to be very accessible. Telephones can alienate the deaf/hard-of-hearing, and television can alienate the blind/visually impaired but email and the web are great tools for people of all abilities.

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mezzoblue website redesigns

Dave Shea, creator or CSS Zen Garden, has redesigned his personal website, mezzoblue.

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Accessible HTML Form Design Tip: Checkboxes/Radio buttons

Quickly make your check boxes and radio buttons more accessible and usable by adding a label and an id.

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visitmanchester.com – great idea, poor website

I live in Manchester, and I absolutely love it. I think it’s so great that loads of people should come and visit to see the city’s sights. So why does Manchester’s new tourism website visitmanchester.com not impress me in the slightest?

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Ecommerce Conversion Tip: Remove distractions from the checkout process

A tip often mentioned for improving checkout drop-off rates is to remove distractions from the checkout process. Certain figures get bandied about for checkout drop-off rates from 60-90%. Every ecommerce site’s products and therefore, customers are different and so are their checkout processes, so it’s difficult to state what is the average complete rate for

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