That’s not an infographic

Something has been annoying me for months. That something is ‘Infographics’. As a concept it’s great and pretty much a Ronseal idea: ‘Information presented in a graphical format’. This suits many situations because ‘a picture speaks 1000 words’ and to represent it in text would take, well, 1,000 words. A great example of what I […]

Choose your alt text before choosing the image

Having recently returned from UXCambridge one simple throwaway comment in an accessibility talk really got me thinking. Whitney Quesenbery was giving a talk on assistive technologies. Towards the end, while she was covering off some basic requirements for displaying images in an accessible way (how the alt text for images should describe the image and […]