How to get a .gov.uk domain
A step-by-step guide to .gov.uk domains – the benefits and how to get one for your council
Be an Effective Council Online Webinar Series: Website Accessibility Compliance and .gov.uk domains
Webinar no.1 of 3: Website Accessibility Compliance for councils and .gov.uk domains 26th September, 2023, 12pm In this first webinar in a series of three, council sector experts, Mark Tomkins, David Hall of Cloudy IT and Dan Purchese from Breakthrough Communications discuss how councils can be more effective online by making sure they meet the … Continue reading Be an Effective Council Online Webinar Series: Website Accessibility Compliance and .gov.uk domains
Essex Association of Local Councils AGM presentation
Slides from Mark Tomkins’ presentation at the EALC AGM ‘A 5 minute Masterclass in Website Accessibility for Councils’ on 21st September 2023
Website Accessibility for Parish & Town Councils webinar (ERNLLCA)
Notes from the recent presentation for parish & town councils on best practice website accessibility and the .gov.uk domain options for councils
Website accessibility tips for parish & town councils
Here’s our key aspects in making sure that you present the content on your parish or town council’s website in an accessible and compliant format.
How to Make Your Website More Accessible
Our top 25 tips to help you make your website more accessible to people with disabilities. Tips 1-10.
More Website Accessibility Tips
Website accessibility tips tips 11-20. Some of the more common website accessibility errors and how to correct them and improve the experience for those with disabilities and that use assistive technology
Top 5 Website Accessibility Tips
In this last post in the series of ‘How to make your website more accessible’ we highlight the 5 most common website accessibility problems and provide tips to avoid them. Tips 21-25.
How to write an Accessibility Statement
What is an accessibility statement and how do I write one? Here’s our top tips to getting your website on the right path to accessibility.
Guidance for using .gov.uk domains
Operating from a .gov.uk domain improves the council’s authenticity to its communications and overall cyber security. This article explains the benefits and how you start the process.
What is digital accessibility?
We have built over 150 WCAG 2.1 AA rate websites for councils. We examine why this rating is required for public sector websites and why digital accessibility is so important
NALC Future Communities 2021 Conference: The Parish Digital Communication Revolution
At this year’s NALC Annual Conference, Mark Tomkins, Founder and Creative Director at Aubergine and parish councillor ,together with Daniel Purchese of Breakthrough Communications, presented a practical workshop to help councils of all sizes get to grips with how to make best use of digital communications as part of an overall strategy to support their communities.
Images, ALT TEXT and documents – with accessibility in mind
Improving the accessible nature of images and documents on a website will make your website more inclusive.