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Alt text features image descriptions on websites, social media posts and other digital content, describing the essential information in an image.
Without alt text, image content would be completely unavailable to the blind or people with low vision who use assistive technology like screen readers.
UX designer Alex Chen has come up with a great concept of how to write good alt text image descriptions.
Use the object - action - context of an image to describe it.
Web Accessibility - Contact Form Fields
Can your website visitors use your contact forms?
After all contact page or lead magnet forms, are the most popular method of interacting with you from a website and to attract new sales.
But, strangely enough, form-field-related accessibility problems are the most common issues on a website!
Web Accessibility - Is your Contrast Ratio as it should be?
Is your website good enough for your customers who have low vision, are colour blind, have dyslexia or light sensitivity and other cognitive or sight conditions?
A good contrast ratio on your website means better access to your information for a wider audience, leading to more sales!
Here's a guide to show you how you can check that your website’s colour contrast ratio is as it should be.
Web accessibility - You should be very bothered!
Apart from it being a legal requirement under the Equality Act 2010, the commercial opportunities are simply too great to dismiss.
The Coronavirus crisis has caused a dramatic shift towards digital transactions. Can you afford to lose customers because your website is inaccessible to them?
Web Accessibility - Alternative Text for Images
Images can be powerful. This also applies to your website and not just in a visual way.
Images can convey messages or trigger actions on your website. This makes them part of the user experience for your website - for people who can see as well as people who can’t.
Read here why it is so important to give your online images alternative descriptions.
Web Accessibility means Big Business!
Look at this image. How does it make you feel?
Now, imagine a potential customer entering your website, and then…
They leave – forever.
Because your site is as much use to them as an empty toilet roll on the loo.
Essential SEO DIY Tips for your website!
Your website can be your most vital marketing and sales tool. However, you must know how to tweak your SEO (search engine optimisation) to use its full potential. That means reaching your prospects and customers 24/7 365 days a year wherever they are. First, they need to find you. Here's how.
Do you have the all-important ‘Alt Text’ for images - alternative text descriptions for images - on your website?
Including ‘Alt Text’ for functional images is essential to make your website accessible to the assistive technology used by blind and sight-impaired site visitors.
Here is a guide to show you how to test if you have Alt Text on your site and what to do if you haven't.
Website Accessibility - Keyboard Navigation.
Did you know how important it is that your website visitors can navigate through your site by just using their keyboard?
Keyboard Navigation is vital for users that are blind and use a Braille keyboard, users with low vision who prefer to use the keyboard or users with motor control or other physical limitations who cannot use a mouse or trackpad.
Don't exclude these potential customers from your site!