UX Challenges

Accessibility

Accessibility Accessibility

Scenario

You're a UX designer for an online hotel reservations business.

You've been given the assignment to improve the accessibility of the company's website.

Task

Select an online hotel reservations company who will be your imaginary employer for this challenge. Examples include hotels.com, booking.com, trivago.com, hotwire.com, and expedia.com.

Perform an accessibility audit on the website. Gather findings and create a report of what the website does well and what problems need to be fixed. Include an account of how you performed the audit in the report.

Extra Credit: Include in your report ideas for how to solve the accessibility problems.

Tutorials

If you need help with this challenge, check out our hand-picked tutorial recommendations.

Designing for Accessibility Is Not That Hard

uxdesign.cc

Accessibility Guidelines for UX Designers

uxdesign.cc

Accessible Design for Users With Disabilities

nngroup.org

An Accessible Process for Inclusive Design

youtube.com

Tools

Not sure which tools to use? Try one of these.

The A11y Project

a11yproject.com

Lighthouse

developers.google.com

WAVE

wave.webaim.org

Color Oracle

colororacle.org

Share Your Results

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We're also building a new paid community for designers where you'll be able to get even more feedback. See more details.

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