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News, opinion and publications from the HealthWeb team and our partner organisations

Building accessible, performant Public Sector websites

The web is continually evolving. When using best-practice design principles to create websites which work quickly and simply, and which cater to every type of visitor – including those using assistive technologies – there is a lot to take into account: Choosing the right web framework (if any) Structuring the site semantically (proper use of …

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How Accessibility ‘overlays’ often harm Accessibility

If you provide a website as a public service, it should be accessible to as many people as possible. A lack of understanding around what accessibility actually means has resulted in websites and apps which inadvertently exclude some users. A movement is growing The accessibility movement has been gaining ground in the last few years. …

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