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The Resource A web for everyone : designing accessible user experiences, Sarah Horton and Whitney Quesenbery

A web for everyone : designing accessible user experiences, Sarah Horton and Whitney Quesenbery

Label
A web for everyone : designing accessible user experiences
Title
A web for everyone
Title remainder
designing accessible user experiences
Statement of responsibility
Sarah Horton and Whitney Quesenbery
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
If you are in charge of the user experience, development, or strategy for a web site, A Web for Everyone will help you make your site accessible without sacrificing design or innovation. Rooted in universal design principles, this book provides solutions: practical advice and examples of how to create sites that everyone can use
Cataloging source
E7B
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1962-
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Horton, Sarah
Dewey number
005.72
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
TK5105.888
LC item number
.H67 2013eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Quesenbery, Whitney
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  • Web site development
  • Internet
  • COMPUTERS
  • Internet
  • Web site development
Label
A web for everyone : designing accessible user experiences, Sarah Horton and Whitney Quesenbery
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A WEB FOR EVERYONE -- How to Use This Book -- Frequently Asked Questions -- Foreword -- CONTENTS -- CHAPTER 1: A Web for Everyone -- Understanding the Accessibility Equation -- Accessibility -- Inclusive design -- Building a Framework for Accessible User Experience -- Web Content Accessibility Guidelines -- Principles of Universal Design -- Design Thinking -- Using Design Thinking for Accessibility -- Summary -- CHAPTER 2: People First: Designing for Differences -- Know Your Audience -- About Personas -- What's in the Personas? -- Meet the Personas -- Summary -- CHAPTER 3: Clear Purpose: Well-Defined Goals -- How Clear Purpose Supports Accessibility -- How to Design for a Clear Purpose -- Start with purpose and goals -- Design for clarity and simplicity -- Think "accessibility first" -- Make templates accessible, too -- Choose an accessibility strategy -- Who Is Responsible for Clear Purpose? -- Summary -- Profile: Simple and Usable with Giles Colborne -- CHAPTER 4: Solid Structure: Built to Standards -- How Solid Structure Supports Accessibility -- How to Create a Solid Structure -- Code content to be machine-readable -- Code to standards -- Use standard web technologies -Organize code for clarity and flow -- Use stylesheets to separate content and presentation -- Use semantic markup for content -- Who Is Responsible for a Solid Structure? -- WCAG 2.0 and Solid Structure -- Summary -- Profile: Accessibility Standards with Mike Paciello -- CHAPTER 5: Easy Interaction: Everything Works -- How Easy Interaction Supports Accessibility -- Designing for Easy Interaction -- Identify and describe interactive elements -- Use basic HTML codes correctly -- Use WAI-ARIA for complex element -- Use features of the technology platform -- Provide accessible instructions and feedback -- Support keyboard interaction -- Make controls large enough to operate easily -- Let users control the operation of the interface -- Design for contingencies -- Allow users to request more time -- Who Is Responsible for Easy Interaction? -- WCAG 2.0 and Easy Interaction -- Summary -- Profile: Accessible Interaction with Derek Featherstone -- CHAPTER 6: Helpful Wayfinding: Guides Users -- How Helpful Wayfinding Supports Accessibility -- How to Design Helpful Wayfinding -- Create consistent cues for orientation and navigation -- Present things that are the same in the same way -- Differentiate things that are different -- Provide orientation cues -- Provide clear landmarks within the page -- Provide alternative ways to navigate -- Who Is Responsible for Wayfinding? -- WCAG 2.0 and Helpful Wayfinding -- Summary -- Profile: Coding Accessibility with Steve Faulkner CHAPTER 7: Clean Presentation: Supports Meaning -- How Clean Presentation Supports Accessibility -- How to Design for Clean Presentation -- Design simply -- Minimize distracting clutter -- Design for customization of the display -- Support customization through the browser -- Design content for easy comprehension -- Use color contrast to separate foreground from background -- Use visual and semantic space -- Provide enough space between lines of text -- Use clean typography -- Who Is Responsible for Clean Presentation? -- WCAG 2.0 and Clean Presentation -- Summary -- Profile: Responsive Design with Ethan Marcotte -- CHAPTER 8: Plain Language: Creates a Conversation -- How Plain Language Supports Accessibility -- How to Design for Plain Language -- Write for your audience -- Follow plain language guidelines for writing content -- Support users through their tasks -- Structure the whole page for scanning and understanding -- Write sentences and paragraphs for easy scanning -- Write helpful links -- Use language your audience is familiar with or provide definitions -- Provide plain language summaries of complex content -- Don't rely on readability formulas -- Usability test your content -- Who Is Responsible for Plain Language? -- WCAG 2.0 and Plain Language -- Summary -- Profile: Universal Plain Language with Ginny Redish -- CHAPTER 9: Accessible Media: Supports All Senses -- How Accessible Media Supports Accessibility -- How to Design for Accessible Media -- Don't use only color to communicate meaning -- Provide instructions without relying on visual cues -- Describe the content or meaning of images -- Provide captions and descriptions for video -- Format captions to enhance meaning -- Provide alternatives to time-based media -- Use dynamic elements carefully -- Make presentations accessible -- Who Is Responsible for Accessible Media? -- WCAG 2.0 and Accessible Media -- Summary -- Profile: Accessible Media with Larry Goldberg -- CHAPTER 10: Universal Usability: Creates Delight -- How Universal Usability Supports Web Accessibility -- How to Design for Universal Usability -- Design for exploration and discovery -- Create a conversation -- Be informative and helpful -- Practice usability for accessibility -- Who Is Responsible for Universal Usability? -- Summary -- Profile: Toward Universal Usability with Ben Shneiderman -- CHAPTER 11: In Practice: An Integrated Process -- Making Accessibility the Way You Do Business -- Making a Commitment to Accessibility -- Assessing What's Needed for an Integrated Practice -- Evaluate the current site -- Identify ways to allocate resources -- Identify opportunities to integrate accessibility into current processes -- Assess current knowledge and readiness -- Supporting an Integrated Practice -- Set policies and develop training -- Choose content and development tools that support accessibility -- Create a style guide and media library -- Include people with disabilities -- Provide tools and assistive technology for ongoing evaluation -- Make accessibility part of site maintenance -- Summary -- Profile: Design Education with Valerie Fletcher -- CHAPTER 12: The Future: Design for All -- What a Web for Everyone Looks Like -- What We Need to Do to Get There -- Get out in front with web accessibility -- Build awareness and understanding of more diverse people -- Get support for accessibility into mainstream products -- Make accessibility part of how we think -- Don't launch until it's accessible- Now, to the Future -- APPENDIX A: Accessible UX Principles and Guidelines -- APPENDIX B: WCAG 2.0 Cross-Reference -- People First: Designing for Differences -- Clear Purpose: Well-Defined Goals -- Solid Structure: Built to Standards -- Easy Interaction: Everything Works -- Helpful Wayfinding: Guides Users -- Clean Presentation: Supports Meaning -- Plain Language: Creates a Conversation -- Accessible Media: Supports All Senses -- Universal Usability: Creates Delight -- Summary: WCAG Requirements in Order -- APPENDIX C: More Reading -- Chapter 1: A Web for Everyone -- Design Principles -- Books on Web Accessibility -- Chapter 2: People First -- User Research and Personas -- Disability Demographics and User Research -- About Assistive Technology -- Personas of People with Disabilities -- Chapter 3: Clear Purpose -- Chapter 4: Solid Structure -- Web and Accessibility Standards -- Code Validators -- Chapter 5: Easy Interaction -- Chapter 6: Helpful Wayfinding -- Chapter 7: Clean Presentation -- Chapter 8: Plain Language -- Plain Language Guidelines -- Writing for Different Audiences -- Chapter 9: Accessible Media -- Writing Alternative Text -- Captions and Multimedia Accessibility -- Chapter 10: Universal Usability -- Usability Testing -- Chapter 11: Integrated Process -- Planning and Project Management -- Accessibility Evaluation -- Toolbars to Check Accessibility -- Screen Readers and Screen Magnifiers for Windows -- Tools to Evaluate Flash and Other Rich Internet Applications -- Chapter 12: The Future -- Index -- Acknowledgments -- About the Authors
Control code
868924722
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 270 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781457103063
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
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(OCoLC)868924722
Label
A web for everyone : designing accessible user experiences, Sarah Horton and Whitney Quesenbery
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A WEB FOR EVERYONE -- How to Use This Book -- Frequently Asked Questions -- Foreword -- CONTENTS -- CHAPTER 1: A Web for Everyone -- Understanding the Accessibility Equation -- Accessibility -- Inclusive design -- Building a Framework for Accessible User Experience -- Web Content Accessibility Guidelines -- Principles of Universal Design -- Design Thinking -- Using Design Thinking for Accessibility -- Summary -- CHAPTER 2: People First: Designing for Differences -- Know Your Audience -- About Personas -- What's in the Personas? -- Meet the Personas -- Summary -- CHAPTER 3: Clear Purpose: Well-Defined Goals -- How Clear Purpose Supports Accessibility -- How to Design for a Clear Purpose -- Start with purpose and goals -- Design for clarity and simplicity -- Think "accessibility first" -- Make templates accessible, too -- Choose an accessibility strategy -- Who Is Responsible for Clear Purpose? -- Summary -- Profile: Simple and Usable with Giles Colborne -- CHAPTER 4: Solid Structure: Built to Standards -- How Solid Structure Supports Accessibility -- How to Create a Solid Structure -- Code content to be machine-readable -- Code to standards -- Use standard web technologies -Organize code for clarity and flow -- Use stylesheets to separate content and presentation -- Use semantic markup for content -- Who Is Responsible for a Solid Structure? -- WCAG 2.0 and Solid Structure -- Summary -- Profile: Accessibility Standards with Mike Paciello -- CHAPTER 5: Easy Interaction: Everything Works -- How Easy Interaction Supports Accessibility -- Designing for Easy Interaction -- Identify and describe interactive elements -- Use basic HTML codes correctly -- Use WAI-ARIA for complex element -- Use features of the technology platform -- Provide accessible instructions and feedback -- Support keyboard interaction -- Make controls large enough to operate easily -- Let users control the operation of the interface -- Design for contingencies -- Allow users to request more time -- Who Is Responsible for Easy Interaction? -- WCAG 2.0 and Easy Interaction -- Summary -- Profile: Accessible Interaction with Derek Featherstone -- CHAPTER 6: Helpful Wayfinding: Guides Users -- How Helpful Wayfinding Supports Accessibility -- How to Design Helpful Wayfinding -- Create consistent cues for orientation and navigation -- Present things that are the same in the same way -- Differentiate things that are different -- Provide orientation cues -- Provide clear landmarks within the page -- Provide alternative ways to navigate -- Who Is Responsible for Wayfinding? -- WCAG 2.0 and Helpful Wayfinding -- Summary -- Profile: Coding Accessibility with Steve Faulkner CHAPTER 7: Clean Presentation: Supports Meaning -- How Clean Presentation Supports Accessibility -- How to Design for Clean Presentation -- Design simply -- Minimize distracting clutter -- Design for customization of the display -- Support customization through the browser -- Design content for easy comprehension -- Use color contrast to separate foreground from background -- Use visual and semantic space -- Provide enough space between lines of text -- Use clean typography -- Who Is Responsible for Clean Presentation? -- WCAG 2.0 and Clean Presentation -- Summary -- Profile: Responsive Design with Ethan Marcotte -- CHAPTER 8: Plain Language: Creates a Conversation -- How Plain Language Supports Accessibility -- How to Design for Plain Language -- Write for your audience -- Follow plain language guidelines for writing content -- Support users through their tasks -- Structure the whole page for scanning and understanding -- Write sentences and paragraphs for easy scanning -- Write helpful links -- Use language your audience is familiar with or provide definitions -- Provide plain language summaries of complex content -- Don't rely on readability formulas -- Usability test your content -- Who Is Responsible for Plain Language? -- WCAG 2.0 and Plain Language -- Summary -- Profile: Universal Plain Language with Ginny Redish -- CHAPTER 9: Accessible Media: Supports All Senses -- How Accessible Media Supports Accessibility -- How to Design for Accessible Media -- Don't use only color to communicate meaning -- Provide instructions without relying on visual cues -- Describe the content or meaning of images -- Provide captions and descriptions for video -- Format captions to enhance meaning -- Provide alternatives to time-based media -- Use dynamic elements carefully -- Make presentations accessible -- Who Is Responsible for Accessible Media? -- WCAG 2.0 and Accessible Media -- Summary -- Profile: Accessible Media with Larry Goldberg -- CHAPTER 10: Universal Usability: Creates Delight -- How Universal Usability Supports Web Accessibility -- How to Design for Universal Usability -- Design for exploration and discovery -- Create a conversation -- Be informative and helpful -- Practice usability for accessibility -- Who Is Responsible for Universal Usability? -- Summary -- Profile: Toward Universal Usability with Ben Shneiderman -- CHAPTER 11: In Practice: An Integrated Process -- Making Accessibility the Way You Do Business -- Making a Commitment to Accessibility -- Assessing What's Needed for an Integrated Practice -- Evaluate the current site -- Identify ways to allocate resources -- Identify opportunities to integrate accessibility into current processes -- Assess current knowledge and readiness -- Supporting an Integrated Practice -- Set policies and develop training -- Choose content and development tools that support accessibility -- Create a style guide and media library -- Include people with disabilities -- Provide tools and assistive technology for ongoing evaluation -- Make accessibility part of site maintenance -- Summary -- Profile: Design Education with Valerie Fletcher -- CHAPTER 12: The Future: Design for All -- What a Web for Everyone Looks Like -- What We Need to Do to Get There -- Get out in front with web accessibility -- Build awareness and understanding of more diverse people -- Get support for accessibility into mainstream products -- Make accessibility part of how we think -- Don't launch until it's accessible- Now, to the Future -- APPENDIX A: Accessible UX Principles and Guidelines -- APPENDIX B: WCAG 2.0 Cross-Reference -- People First: Designing for Differences -- Clear Purpose: Well-Defined Goals -- Solid Structure: Built to Standards -- Easy Interaction: Everything Works -- Helpful Wayfinding: Guides Users -- Clean Presentation: Supports Meaning -- Plain Language: Creates a Conversation -- Accessible Media: Supports All Senses -- Universal Usability: Creates Delight -- Summary: WCAG Requirements in Order -- APPENDIX C: More Reading -- Chapter 1: A Web for Everyone -- Design Principles -- Books on Web Accessibility -- Chapter 2: People First -- User Research and Personas -- Disability Demographics and User Research -- About Assistive Technology -- Personas of People with Disabilities -- Chapter 3: Clear Purpose -- Chapter 4: Solid Structure -- Web and Accessibility Standards -- Code Validators -- Chapter 5: Easy Interaction -- Chapter 6: Helpful Wayfinding -- Chapter 7: Clean Presentation -- Chapter 8: Plain Language -- Plain Language Guidelines -- Writing for Different Audiences -- Chapter 9: Accessible Media -- Writing Alternative Text -- Captions and Multimedia Accessibility -- Chapter 10: Universal Usability -- Usability Testing -- Chapter 11: Integrated Process -- Planning and Project Management -- Accessibility Evaluation -- Toolbars to Check Accessibility -- Screen Readers and Screen Magnifiers for Windows -- Tools to Evaluate Flash and Other Rich Internet Applications -- Chapter 12: The Future -- Index -- Acknowledgments -- About the Authors
Control code
868924722
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 270 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781457103063
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • cl0500000387
  • 55e44054-8ef5-4cd8-9b96-d62044bdf154
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)868924722

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