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Accessibility for the Web – new digital visa course

We have launched a new course as part of our digital visa training programme: Accessibility for the Web. This new session is a compulsory course for digital visa participants.

27 February 2020Accessibility Training

Designing for users with anxiety or panic disorders

This guidance is for web and digital professionals who want to make sure that their service is optimised for users who have anxiety or panic disorders.

25 February 2020Accessibility

Designing for users who are deaf or hard of hearing

This guidance is for web and digital professionals who want to make sure that their service is optimised for users who are deaf or hard of hearing.

12 February 2020Accessibility

Designing for users with physical or motor disabilities

This guidance is for web and digital professionals who want to make sure that their service is optimised for users with physical or motor disabilities.

8 November 2019Accessibility

Designing for users with dyslexia

This guidance is for web and digital professionals who want to make sure that their service is optimised for users with dyslexia.

14 October 2019Accessibility

Plain English for the web

When writing for the web, use plain English to make your content easy to read by all users. Plain English will also help your page rank higher in search engine results.

23 August 2019Accessibility Content

Designing for users with low vision

In a fact sheet on vision impairment and blindness, the World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that approximately 1.3 billion people live with some form of vision impairment.

21 August 2019Accessibility

Designing for users of screen readers

A screen reader is a software application that enables people with visual impairments to use a computer or mobile device. Users of screen readers can benefit from accessible web-based services. This guidance is for web and digital professionals who want to make sure that their service is optimised for users of screen readers.

29 July 2019Accessibility

How to make PDFs accessible

PDF files published on the University of St Andrews website must meet accessibility standards. This is so the website, and all the content within it can be used by as many people as possible. Considering that there are hundreds of PDF files on the University website, it’s imperative that they’re also accessible. This post is…

15 July 2019Accessibility

Designing for users on the autistic spectrum

Users on the autistic spectrum can benefit from accessible web-based services. This guidance is for web and digital professionals who want to make sure that their service is accessible for users on the autistic spectrum.

8 July 2019Accessibility