Case Study: the all new AFB.org

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Jun 14, 2019

Crispin Bailey

The American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) recently underwent a major shift in strategic direction, and by coincidence, it was also time to revamp their website. They had a capable in-house dev team, but needed help with content strategy, UX, and front-end design. This talk will cover the process we went through to overhaul the site's messaging, content architecture, and visual design, culminating in a fully-responsive HTML prototype and Style Guide that was used to implement a brand new, fully-accessible, Drupal 8 website.

Takeaways from this talk:

How to design for accessibility;
How to design a website for an org undergoing change;
How to collaborate with a remote team including people who are blind or have low vision;
How to redesign a website that another team will implement.

https://drupalnorth.org/en/session/case-study-all-new-afborg

Hi! I'm Karim Boudjema, the developer and site-builder of this site. I'm currently working as a freelance Drupal developer.

I was wondering how could I giving back to the Drupal community all what it gave to me during the last 10 years, that's how the idea of this site came to me ... (read more)

Hi! I’m Santiago Rico, the web designer and themer of this site.

When Karim proposed me to design and theme this site for the Drupal community, I accepted immediately because the community is the main reason why I love Drupal so much.