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Why You Should Care About Web Accessibility

Research has shown that almost 30% of internet users have a disability of some sort. As such, as user experience designers we need to make sure that we cater for these disabilities so that the widest possible audience can use our website or application. This means designing with accessibility and disability in mind, from the outset.
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User Experience diagram

User Experience diagram, originally uploaded by Paul Veugen.

User Experience is more than only usability. The above image is based on Peter Morville’s UX honeycomb and illustrates six basic elements of user experience. These six elements are divided into an inner & outer circle. Desirable, credible, & valuable are more intrinsic values. Findable, Accessible, & Usable are more extrinsic. These elements can be used as a guideline for testing.