Blog: Blogposts

  • Collecting dates in an accessible way

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    There are many different ways to collect dates from users in website forms. But what's the best way to do that in a way that's accessible to everyone? In this…

  • Common pitfalls and misunderstandings in accessibility auditing

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    At Hassell Inclusion we deliver a huge amount of accessibility training to organisations all over the world. Our Head of Training, Jon Gooday, has had the honour of training over…

  • Scope website case study: Train-Support-Test strategy – spend your money on training not audits

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    Scope, the disability equality charity in England and Wales, asked us to help them make sure their new site worked for every single one of their users, and to demonstrate…

  • Is input type=”date” ready for use in accessible websites?

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    One of the 'new' HTML5 elements - input type="date" - was intended to simplify the collection of dates on websites, and to reduce user errors whilst doing so. So is…

  • What’s new in Accessibility in 2019 – enabling technologies and ATs

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    In my follow-up blog to 'Inclusive Design goes mainstream in 2019' I'm looking at the multiple layers of technology that are needed to deliver an accessible digital experience to people…

  • Accessible accordions part 2 – using <details> and <summary>

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    After a comment on my previous blog post about accessible accordion patterns, I decided to do some investigation on the details and summary HTML elements. They could be the best…

  • Inclusive design goes mainstream – how could you benefit from it in 2019?

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    Happy New Year! It’s the time of year when people look ahead to what they think is going to be important in their part of the digital world this year.…

  • Using Gherkin To Write Accessibility Tests

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    How the popular Gherkin language, often used for defining user acceptance test scenarios, and integrates easily with many automation frameworks can be used to write accessibility acceptance tests for WCAG…

  • My favourite accessible accordion pattern

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    Accordions are useful components in web pages for temporarily hiding content until it's needed. But is it possible to make an accessible accordion component? Here's an illustrated walkthrough of the code…

  • Get our book on Kindle now

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    I'm delighted to announce that our 5 star-reviewed book on embedding accessibility into your business-as-usual processes is now available on Kindle. Those who have read it, love it. So if…