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13 January, 2021 Jayshree Sharma

Everything you need to know about Headings in WCAG

Web pages comprise of sections and sub-sections. Each section and sub-section has a title that acts as a heading. Headings help in defining the content’s structure and hierarchy of the web page. Content organized using headings is easier to access for different user groups. Why are Headings Important? Headings give structure to a page and…

4 November, 2020 Shilpi Kapoor

Why outsource rather than hire in-house accessibility testing teams?

As the numerous companies are building their accessibility teams today we find that 8 out of 10 cooperates are making the decision between hiring in-house teams versus outsourcing. The decision is slightly more complex than an either or situation. Often the decision is based on product spread, headcount and budget.  I believe that a strategically…

15 June, 2020 Santosh Kakde

Accessible Feedback Form 

You must have filled many feedback forms, be it in your office, in your school or college, or for any service provider. A simple and user-friendly feedback form is one of the most efficient and economical method for a business to understand its customers. With the benefits that are associated with a feedback form, it becomes very important to ensure that they are accessible to all including people with disabilities.  If…

9 June, 2020 Tanvi Dalvi

What is Inclusive Product Design- BarrierBreak Approach

Look around. Touch things. Explore forms. Do you see or feel the bed or the chair you are sitting on, the phone or the laptop you are using, the jewellery you or your partner is wearing or the bottle kept on your desk? Have you wondered who designs these products or why they are designed…

5 May, 2020 Manish Pandey

What is Americans with Disabilities Act? Does ADA apply to websites?

Few months back there was a news trending about Domino’s Pizza being sued because of inaccessible website & mobile app and the claim of Domino’s to have the case thrown out, arguing the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) did not apply to its website because it is not  covered as a “place of public accommodation”….

23 April, 2020 Tanvi Dalvi

An Inclusive Design study on the “visually impaired friendly” coins launched by the Reserve Bank of India

Money, a very important commodity everyone needs in order to survive and to grow and, a reward every one works extremely hard for to earn. Would it still be a reward if one can’t access it easily either digitally or physically?Even though the world is shifting towards cashless transactions, dealing with tangible money is still…

19 December, 2018 Ramya Venkitesh

Accessibility 2018 – A Quick Look Back

Few days to go and before we ring in 2019, here is a quick look back at some of the main news in the land of accessibility: January 2018 The beginning of the year saw the refreshed Section 508 being legally coming into effect. The Section 508 standards were established in 1998, that require Federal…

28 November, 2018 Nidhi Amin

Top 5 resources for learning Accessibility

It was a challenging experience when I was asked to develop an accessible website for one of our clients. Being a newbie to the world of accessibility I had to explore and find resources related to accessibility. One thing I found was, there were so many sites that had information on accessibility that finding the…