Web Accessibility Tips

In this chapter you will discover how to create a more accessible Web site for users with disabilities by improving your Web site’s accessibility. Webster’s definition of ‘accessibility’ is: accessibility: The quality of being accessible, or of admitting approach; receptibility. Accessibility is an important factor as good accessibility means more people will be able to […]

Inverted-Pyramid Style of Writing

Traditionally, when you write, you start with a ‘foundation’ and gradually build to a conclusion in a pyramid style. You might write an essay or article using the following structure: Problem statement Related work Methodology Results Conclusions Journalists, on the other-hand, use an inverted pyramid style. They generally start with the main conclusion and get […]

How to Conduct Your Own Usability Tests

Usability testing does not have to involve a lot of resources and expenses. You can conduct your own usability tests with minimal effort. Here are 7 rules to conducting usability tests. Try the Test Yourself Set a time limit for each testing session. Use a stopwatch to keep track of the time. Then complete the […]


Easy-to-use Web sites don’t create themselves over-night. To create a great Web site, you must focus on its potential users from the very beginning, and checking at each step of the development with its intended users to be sure they will like and be comfortable with the final design. A successful Web site begins with […]