OS: High Contrast versus Inverted Colors

There are different ways to make a web page more easy to read, but there are two options that come directly from the operating system that many developers and designers seem to confuse — high contrast and inverted colors. While the confusion may not be a big deal in most contexts, when talking about implementingContinue reading “OS: High Contrast versus Inverted Colors”

Website Design: Inclusive Experiences Part 1 Visual: Colours and shapes

Why is accessibility important? In order for the consumer to have an overall positive experience, it is strongly recommended that your project is designed to be inclusive. If the right accessibility isn’t in place, it could exclude consumers who may struggle or even be unable to interact with the project. The information that will be covered inContinue reading “Website Design: Inclusive Experiences Part 1 Visual: Colours and shapes”

How to Measure Color Contrast, for Web Accessibility …

The essence of accessible color contrast is simple. Given a foreground color and a background color, the contrast between those two must be distinguishable in a wide variety of environments, by individuals with different color perception abilities. Using the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines – WCAG — version 2.0, these contrasts are measured using an algorithmContinue reading “How to Measure Color Contrast, for Web Accessibility …”