8 steps to inclusive web design

Accessible web design
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Accessibility is a human right, and in some countries, the law. In fact, 2018 saw a huge increase in web accessibility lawsuits. Now designers are starting to realise that web accessibility is a must. With that in mind, here are eight top tips for ensuring your web design is optimised for accessibility and as inclusive as possible. 

If you do decide to overhaul the accessible elements of your website and realise that your web design needs a total refresh, here are the hottest web design tools and resources you can use to help. Starting a website from scratch? Try a website builder, and be sure to explore all your web hosting options.

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Previously a design blog editor at Toptal and SitePoint, and before that a freelance product/UX designer and web developer for several years, Daniel Schwarz now advocates for better UX design alongside industry leaders such as InVision, Adobe, Net Magazine, and more. In his free time, Daniel loves gaming, café culture and Wikipedia, and also travels perpetually when there isn’t a pandemic.