- Audio talk about accessibility for website content administrators
March 17th, 2009
Recently an event was held WxWM (West by West Midlands) which brought together a wide range of people coming together to network, discuss the web and social media. One of the talks during the event was from Andy Mabbett who spoke about web accessibility and delivered an enthusiastic and vibrant overview aimed at content administrators […]
- Risks and opportunities for users of social networks
January 21st, 2009
Henny Swan explores and shares some useful insights of the risks and opportunities for disabled and older users accessing social networks across devices. Read more at Is it time for social networks to grow up?
- Accessify gets a makeover
January 21st, 2009
The Accessify website, a popular resource for web accessibility tools and software has had a makeover. Head over to the fresh new site to see the new features and resources available helping make the web a better place for all.
- Breaking down the barriers between disabled users and the social web – Scripting Enabled
September 29th, 2008
“Nobody likes to think of themselves as disabled – lots of people ignore content aimed at disabled people because they want to use what everybody is using” – one of the quotes from the conference day at Scripting Enabled. I recently attended Scripting Enabled, which was a two day event held in London on 19th […]
- AdWords-Style Widget Recommends Related Ways to Take Action
August 21st, 2008
Social Actions has launched a widget that recommends to readers of your blog or website related ways to take action. The widget automatically identifies the keywords on any page and lists social change campaigns related to the stuff you’re writing about. These campaigns are gathered from social action platforms like Kiva, DonorsChoose, Change.org, GlobalGiving, Care2, […]
- A video tour of accessibility
August 18th, 2008
Jon Gibbons on his dotjay.co.uk site has collated an impressive list of videos that demonstrate accessibility in order to help others gain insight into how assistive technology is used, particularly with regards to the Web, and its value to those who use it. Visit the site and read the article – Assistive Technology: a video […]
- Blog Action Day on October 15th – have you signed up yet?
August 15th, 2008
Last year, over twenty thousand bloggers participated in the first annual Blog Action Day. Blog Action Day is an event that aims to unite the world’s bloggers, podcasters and videocasters, to post about the same issue on the same day. The aim is to raise awareness and trigger a global discussion. Last year the theme […]
- Accessibility 2.0: a million flowers bloom
April 20th, 2008
AbilityNet are holding an Accessibility 2.0 event later this week. Accessibility 2.0 will be a practical conference focussing on web accessibility in a Web 2.0 world, and looking at practical solutions to making the modern web a more inclusive and accessible place for all. On the event webpage you can listen to a podcast or […]
- Google releases it’s Social Graph API
February 1st, 2008
Google has released it’s new API (Application Programming Interface) graphing publicly available social connections on the web. You can see more about the Social Graph API for developers or have a go at looking up your own public profiles and see who is connected to you at the Social Graph – My connections demo page. […]
- 31 Days to a Better Blog – Day 9: Advertising on your site…how can this work for non-profits?
August 9th, 2007
Today’s challenge by Prologger Darren Rowse was to run an advertising audit on your blog. Like many of the rest of us taking part in the challenge (see here for background information as to what it is about), it possibly isn’t relevant to the types of blogs involved in this challenge and to our aimed […]