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I'm Martin Mengele, a web developer from Germany, living in Switzerland. I’m working as a frontend developer and consultant for accessibility. 🎱 Want to know more about me?

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Martin

Accessible Content – Part 4: meaningful Link Texts

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All of the things you said
So meaningful
They are all so suddenly meaningless

Morrissey, “Roy’s Keen”

Links are the foundation of the web. They are the essence of modern information. This is why it is important to follow some easy rules to guarantee a good link user experience.

Accessible Content – Part 3: Structuring the Page with semantic Elements

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When your name’s with the best
Will my name be on your guest list?

Morrissey, “Lucky Lisp”

Some contents require special structure and preparation. These should then also be packaged in the HTML elements provided for this purpose. Every text editor of a modern content management system or blog software helps you to do this without having to understand the exact syntax.

Accessible Content – Part 2: Headings for a better Page Structure

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Steely blue eyes
With no love in them
Scan The World

Morrissey, “America is not the World”

You should be breaking up large texts in smaller chunks with headings!

Your contents should be grouped hierarchically and thematically with headings and subheadings. This creates a clear table of contents for the page and facilitates navigation on the page. As soon as a new paragraph is started, a suitable heading should be considered. This makes it easier to roughly “scan” the text.

Accessible Content – Part 1: unique and informative Page Titles

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Can you squeeze me
Into an empty page of your diary?

Morrissey, “Hairdresser on Fire”

Let’s start where it all begins: the page title! That’s at least, where all websites “begin”. Page titles, for example, always appear first in search results and already make it possible to distinguish them from other search hits.

Series: Producing accessible Content for the Web

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Fifteen minutes with you
well, I wouldn’t say no

Morrissey, “Hairdresser on Fire”

I conducted a big research on producing accessible content for websites with a target audience of editors and content producers. As there are quite a few topics and a lot of stuff to be aware about, I decided to make a series on that an split it all into smaller articles.