Breaking barriers: internationalization goes beyond mere language translation. It’s about crafting an inclusive web experience to fit seamlessly into diverse contexts.
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Originally published Jan 2019, updated Jan 8 2024 for clear language and updated links Accessibility & UX: The Key to Designing for Everyone, Everywhere Design isn’t just about making something look good; it’s about making it work for everyone who uses it, no matter where they are or who they are. Sometimes, we think accessibility
Pretend your website is a houseplant: You don’t buy it and think, “Whew, done!” – and then forget to water it. Sometimes it just needs a little water, and sometimes it needs a whole new pot.
Updated Jan 6 2024 to add simplified summary plus updated links On April 14th 2022, we added a land acknowledgment to our website at Clarity Web Design Studio. We did this because it’s important to recognize the Indigenous peoples whose land we live and work on. We hope sharing our journey encourages you to do
Who is your website FOR? (Hint: It’s not for you.) Your website should be for your CUSTOMERS, not for YOU.
Read that again. When your website is for your customers, it’s designed to provide a better experience For. Your. Customers. Sounds logical, right? But it’s not the way many websites are actually designed. In fact, most websites look good at first glance, but aren’t particularly usable.
Having a multilingual website means your website is available in more than one language. This is another aspect of Web Accessibility we love talking about here. There are two considerations: do you want your website back end to be in a language other than English? Or do you want to have your website served to your viewer in their preferred language?