On the Hill

Interaction Cost and Creating a Website Menu Tag: usability

Est. reading time 5 minutes

Developing a website involves juggling a wide range of design elements, trying to build something that not only reflects what a business offers and embodies, but also provides a satisfactory customer experience.  Here we take a deep dive into the idea of interaction cost, how it impacts...

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How to Have an Accessible Website Tag: usability

Est. reading time 3 minutes

Whether it’s visual impairment, hearing impairments, neurodivergence, or countless other things — the notion of a universal user experience can be a harmful myth, that prevents everyone from enjoying and using your website.  To have a fully accessible website there are numerous factors that...

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Why Your Business Needs An E-Commerce Website Tag: usability

Est. reading time 4 minutes

E-commerce has been an exponentially growing industry in recent years, and as most businesses were forced to move online, that trend spiked.  Online shopping isn’t something that will go away. In fact, an e-commerce presence is going to be absolutely vital for all retail businesses going...

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Net Neutrality – Help Keep It Tag: usability

Est. reading time 2 minutes

You’ve probably heard a lot about Net Neutrality in the last few years, and recently it is back in the news. Canada, and the world, will be affected in many different ways if Net Neutrality in the USA ends. But what does it mean exactly? What is Net Neutrality?

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Then and Now Part 1: Responsive Websites Tag: usability

Est. reading time 6 minutes

Why Have a Responsive Site? Radar Hill has been in business for 16 years, and the magnitude of change in the 21st century when it comes to websites is staggering. What was a shiny new website just 5 years ago can now be outdated and leave your business with a huge potential gap in visitors and...

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Accessibility for Deaf Users: Why it's worth it. Tag: usability

Est. reading time 2 minutes

I (Shannon) am a programmer here at Radar Hill and I have been hard of hearing since, as far as I know, age 5. I was blessed to be taught how to read and speak before my inability to hear made it too difficult, so written text has always been my workaround for communicating with a hearing...

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