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Low Vision Techniques Usability Vision

Accessible High Contrast Logos

A lot of companies that I encounter use logos and images against a transparent background. This works well for them in most cases, because they can determine the color of the background that the logo image is placed against. One area where this can be a problem is in Windows High Contrast mode (HCM). That […]

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Accessibility Cognitive Techniques Uncategorized Usability WCAG Concepts

Reducing Motion

Using motion on your website can be helpful for some and harmful to others. There’s a delicate balance that should be considered when creating a website that includes motion. Animations, or blinking and moving content can quickly shift from helpful to harmful in the blink of an eye. This topic affects me personally for two […]

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Techniques

An accessible loading spinner for all users

I’ve been playing around with loading spinners (not fidget spinners) recently and wanted to investigate how to make a spinner that is accessible to the widest range of users. Optimizing for screen readers At first, I wanted to ensure that users that had a screen reader could understand that the page was loading without the […]