[This appeared in our March newsletter. Wanna subscribe? Do it now!] I’ve yet to work with a client who doesn’t use the word “welcoming” in some way to describe the website they want. No doubt that goes for just about anyone reading this article right now. In fact, most people will spend considerable thought and effort coming up with the best open-looking fonts, the friendliest text, the warmest colors when it comes to designing a website or online course, all in the service of being more appealing to their audience. For this, I commend them.
Too many websites ignore accessibility. But the ability to let people with visual or other constraints (like people using iPhones who can't see Flash) certainly notice when they can’t use a website. The upshot: they never return. Here are three sites you can use to help make it easier for people to use your site: Colour Contrast Check