Assistive technology

Here at HeX Productions, we’re advocates of making the internet more of an inclusive place to be. And as part of this, we ensure that the websites we design and develop are accessible for people with disabilities or impairments who use assistive technologies.

Accessibility

The web’s best 404 page…

We decided last week that we’d launch the (unofficial) Error 404 Page ‘World Cup’. Find out who won…

Web Wonders, Awareness days

How to build an autism-friendly website

More than 700,000 in the UK alone are autistic, which is more than 1 in 100. Making sure your website is designed with this users in mind not only increases usability for them, but across the board.

Web Wonders, Accessibility, Content, Development, Web design, Insights

Accessible Nottingham: Disability-friendly things in Nottingham

We’re passionate about online accessibility, but on Disabled Access Day, it’s time to log off and see what accessible attractions are in Nottingham.

Accessibility, Insights

Here’s why your DIY website builder is bad…

Small businesses and start-ups always have a tight budget when it comes to creating an online presence. It’s understandable with most of the money going into creating a sustainable business. So a website may not be your first priority.

Brand design, Development

The ‘Purple Pound’ – how your online store can benefit

Today, the 13th November 2018, marks Purple Tuesday, a UK-wide event that is promoting accessible shopping, established to recognise the needs of disabled people in the UK and ensure that their shopping experience, online or offline, is as inclusive as possible.

Advice, News and views, Insights, Accessibility, Content, Development, E-commerce, Search Engine Optimisation (SEO), Web design, Commerce

“Why do I need social media, again?”

The roots of social media stretch far deeper than you can possibly imagine. Despite it seeming a relatively recent phenomenon, sites like Facebook and Twitter are the logical outcome of centuries worth of social development among the human population.

Advice, News and views, Insights, Social media