The Principles of Ethical Web Design
October 26, 2021
This past week we had the chance to sponsor Capacity Interactive for their Boot Camp 2021: Metamorphosis. As our fifth year sponsoring, it’s always a pleasure to share some of our expertise with the Capacity Interactive community and show our support for the performing arts.
This year our guest post is all about ethical web design and its guiding principles.
The performing arts industry has always been an inclusive space where people from all different backgrounds come together to create. We believe that digital spaces should be just as inclusive and accessible!
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What is Ethical Web Design?
Ethical web design, simply put, is about putting your users first. It’s a thinking approach that questions how your website serves its visitors and the planet. It’s not necessarily meant to focus on good vs. bad practices but rather how you evaluate your practices.
Is your website accessible to a wide audience? Are you using inclusive language? Do you protect users’ privacy? Is your website sustainable? These are the types of questions that come up when thinking about ethical web design.
It’s important to think about how your digital space impacts your users. When your website is more inclusive, you make your content available to more people, improve your overall user experience, and improve your SEO. To help you develop an ethical web design approach, we have outlined five principles that you can implement into your website redesign process.
For the full article head to the Capacity Interactive Blog