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UK public sector websites now ranked by accessibility

A new league table ranking UK public sector websites launched today.

Silktide's new accessibility partnership with Socitm

Silktide announces a new partnership with Socitm, bringing accessibility testing and quality assessment to UK public sector websit...

Sick of cookie banners and popups? They’re all changing, again

Not that long ago some well-meaning-but-dumb laws required that websites ask for permission to set cookies.

5 lessons learned from Apple’s conquest of the world

Apple is the highest valued company in the world, and love them or hate them, everyone can learn from what got them there.


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You should be amazed

Like millions of people I was carried to work today in a comfortable metal box by the controlled explosion of 60 million year old ...

How to win your first clients

When I first started a business, I was 21, bald, and had the social confidence of an asthmatic field mouse.

The ultimate guide to becoming an entrepreneur

You don’t need qualifications, money, a planet-sized-brain or even a particularly good idea. All an entrepreneur ever does is crea...

I thought title text improved accessibility. I was wrong.

Do you add a descriptive title attribute to your links? Did you know that you might be making your site even less accessible? Ever...

Things I learned by pretending to be blind for a week

I’m a full visually-able user and I love looking at websites. I know though, that not everyone experiences websites in the same wa...


How to start a business and not get punched in the face

11 years ago I was an impoverished student about to graduate with £14k in debt. I did what any sensible person would do in this si...

8 great exhibitors at SXSW and what we learnt from them

This was our first year exhibiting at SXSW, and we took some time out to see how everyone else was doing. Here are the exhibitors ...

Why we gave up web design after 10 successful years

A decade ago I started a web design company. We grew and grew, and after ten years of hard work, I’ve *finally* been able to get r...