How we all see colors differently—Color theory in design There’s the old question: “Do you see that color the same way I see it in my mind?” To some extend this will remain a philosophical question involving the swapping of hypothetical consciousnesses between hypothetical brains. But here’s what we do know. Three reasons why people looking at one thing can see something differently
WCAG 2.0 checklist - a free and simple guide to WCAG 2.0 It’s extremely useful to have a WCAG 2.0 checklist to hand when you’re working through the guidelines. A WCAG 2.0 checklist helps you to check your web accessibility progress, record how far you’ve come and set your targets out for the future. Wuhcag is all about holistic web accessibility – that means taking everything about your website into account. That’s why I don’t rush you to make every web accessibility change at once – it’s too much for you to do and so it’s bad for your users. I love a structured approach to everything in life, and your website is no exception. I’ve created a three checklists for you below, with link to articles about each guideline.
Broaden your Color Vocabulary With This Color Thesaurus Articles November 27, 2014 There is a plethora of colors in this world that is more complex and varied than a simple color spectrum that rainbow represents. So no wonder why most of us are having a hard time describing a particular shade of a color. The Surprising Science Behind Colour Codes – Pilcro Coca-Cola Red, Tiffany’s Blue, British Racing Green, Macdonald’s Yellow. We are all used to seeing these famous colours and identifying them by their names. But how are these colours actually encoded so that others can use exactly the same colour on the other side of the world? Myths About How Blind People Use the Internet As a frontend developer of course I’d heard about accessibility. I’d always followed best practices when creating web content that shouldn’t have any problems being read by a screenreader. Like so many other developers in my position though I’d never actually tried a screenreader myself. It always seemed like a difficult thing to do, and I’d heard it was expensive.
slick - the last carousel you'll ever need Set up your HTML markup. <div class="your-class"><div>your content</div><div>your content</div><div>your content</div></div> Move the /slick folder into your project Add slick.css in your <head> <link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="slick/slick.css"/> // Add the new slick-theme.css if you want the default styling <link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="slick/slick-theme.css"/> Add slick.js before your closing <body> tag, after jQuery (requires jQuery 1.7 +) 10 best new web design tools for February 2018 It's still early in the year, so no doubt you're keen to learn some new web design skills to carry you into 2018. We have various learning resources in this month's round up of new web design tools, as well as tools that make it easier to do hard things, such as transition to CSS Grid, or build a progressive web app. As well as that there are colour tools, cheat sheets, and lots of little things that make life easier. 8 tools to help you work remotely as a freelancer 01.
There’s already a blueprint for a more accessible internet. The internet can be a hostile space for 15% of the world’s population who experience some form of disability. Try navigating a website as someone who is visually impaired: Turn on voice command on your computer (Command ⌘ + F5 if you’re on a Mac, enable Navigator if you’re on a PC) and go to Amazon’s Kindle store. You’ll quickly find out that those who rely on voice commands can’t skip around and are doomed to listen to every notation about every page element before getting to the one piece of information they need. “It’s a crime that the most versatile device on the planet—the computer—has not adapted well to people who need help,” laments Vint Cerf, the “father of the internet,” who co-authored the net’s communication protocol with Bob Kahn. The 75-year old computer scientist knows this pain point first hand having been born with a hearing impairment and color blindness. The internet was a welcoming place when Cerf conceived of it.
Designing UI with Color Blind Users in Mind Color plays an integral role in UI design. When done right, it improves user experience, influences purchasing decisions, and reflects the brands voice. So, how do you design effective, accessible, and aesthetically pleasing interfaces for color blind users? While the science behind color blindness is pretty complex, the gist of it is that color blind people have difficulty seeing color clearly or differentiating between some colors. With this in mind, in this article, we’ll share some tips on how you can improve your site’s accessibility and the experience it delivers for color blind people. Color Blindness in a Digital World