The user-friendliness and good navigation of the website ensure the user's satisfaction, giving him logical and easy access to the information he is looking for.
Improving the accessibility of e-environments often tends to focus only on giving orders to web developers, although much of the accessibility issues can actually be fixed in the design phase. In this post we focus on simple solutions to use when designing an accessible page.
Testing web solutions, such as information systems, online stores, and portals, is much more complex and exciting than clicking through an application, which is often equated with testing. In this article, we will not be describing the different types of testing; instead, we will focus on the methods chosen and provide specific examples.
When evaluating the accessibility of an online environment, it is important to incorporate an expert’s review in addition to the automatic checks. But besides meeting the WCAG standard, there are additional aspects to the website that can make or break the user’s experience.
What characterizes a good user experience? Thoughtful placement of elements on the page? Easy navigation? Modern visual design? Definitely all of them! But there is another important part of the user experience that often does not receive the attention it deserves and is left to chance - it is microcopy.
When we say something is accessible, it means it’s usable for as many people as possible, regardless of their age, knowledge, abilities or disabilities. Overall, an accessible website is just more flexible and suits with a wider selection of needs and preferences. By investing in accessibility, we also invest in usability.