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Accessibility on Seasonal Websites (Feedback from a blind shopper)

Halloween is over; gingerbread lattes are back at coffee shops; Thanksgiving is this month, and the holiday season is underway. Many people are shopping for festive items to get ...

Retail, User Experience, Ecommerce

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My Journey through an Online Shopping Experience

I will do something considerably different from my usual writing style in today's blog. I will attempt to narrate my way through interactions with a website, discussing both good ...

Web Accessibility, User Experience

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Frightfully Bad Accessibility Problems, Halloween Edition

Halloween is today, so it is the perfect time to talk about the top three accessibility horrors I regularly encounter when using the internet. These frightfully bad flaws often ...

Web Accessibility, User Experience

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Busting Myths About People With Disabilities on the Job

As we continue through National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM), I would like to discuss something I can relate to personally that affects many other people with ...

User Experience

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Mobile App Accessibility Tips

Originally written on April 11, 2021. Content was updated in October 2023 Editor's Note: We are delighted to share this post as part of our series by UsableNet's Spring Marketing ...

Mobile Apps, WCAG 2.1, User Experience

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Job Searching while Blind: Common Accessibility Challenges

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month. I think it is the perfect time to discuss the accessibility of the job application process. In most industries, online ...

User Experience

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Ecommerce Web Accessibility Experiences

Originally written on Dec 13, 2022. Content was updated in September 2023. When I wrote about Black Friday and Cyber Monday, I discussed my accessibility experiences with retail ...

Web Accessibility, User Experience

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How a Blind Person Uses a Website - Your Questions Answered

UsableNet recently did a webinar where a full-time screen reader user demonstrated interactions with websites to show sighted individuals how blind technology users navigate the ...

Web Accessibility, User Experience

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Web Accessibility Design Examples on Healthcare Websites (Guest Blog)

Digital accessibility is essential for individuals with disabilities to have the most significant degree of personal independence. This concept especially holds when it comes to ...

User Experience

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