ING open sources Lion: A library of performant, accessible & flexible Web Components

Lion aims to make your life a little bit easier, by taking the groundwork of feature complete, accessible, performant, and framework agnostic components out of your hands! Check out the repo at ing-bank/lion. As some of you may already know, ING has a long and rich history of building Web Components, starting out with the PolymerContinue reading “ING open sources Lion: A library of performant, accessible & flexible Web Components”

How SEO has made the web more accessible for everyone

How SEO has made the web more accessible for everyoneSearch engines like Google are dependent on the same accessibility attributes that many people depend on to comprehend and navigate sites. Search engine optimizers have unwittingly made the web more accessible, and they are in the best position to make it even better. … Curated byContinue reading “How SEO has made the web more accessible for everyone”

Making Audio and Video Media Accessible

via: Web AccessibilityInitiative Summary Accessible audio and video is essential for people with disabilities, and benefits organizations. Depending on the content of your media, it might need captions/subtitles (a text version of the audio that is shown synchronized in the media player), a transcript (a separate text version of the audio), audio description of visual information (usually an additional audio streamContinue reading “Making Audio and Video Media Accessible”

CSS Lists, Markers, And Counters

There is more to styling lists in CSS than you might think. In this article, Rachel starts by looking at lists in CSS, and moving onto some interesting features defined in the CSS Lists specification — markers and counters.   Lists in CSS have particular properties which give us the standard list styling we expect.Continue reading “CSS Lists, Markers, And Counters”

Do your web pages pass these 10 quality tests?

How do you know if your web content is great? Check your pages against these 10 golden tests for quality web content. If your web team needs a set of principles to guide decisions on what content can go on your site, we recommend this checklist as your starting point. 1. The 3-second test CanContinue reading “Do your web pages pass these 10 quality tests?”

WebAIM: The WebAIM Million – An accessibility analysis of the top 1,000,000 home pages

Introduction In February 2019, WebAIM conducted an evaluation of the home pages for the top 1,000,000 web sites using the WAVE stand-alone API (with additional tools to collect site technology parameters). While this research focuses only on automatically detectable issues, the results paint a rather dismal picture of the current state of web accessibility. …Continue reading “WebAIM: The WebAIM Million – An accessibility analysis of the top 1,000,000 home pages”

Always provide a text link to the home page

User Experience One of the first things I learned in my user experience classes was to always provide a text link to the home page. Do you offer both text link and linked logo for the home page? Curated by (Lifekludger) Read full article at Source: October 12, 2018 Weekly Roundup of Web Design andContinue reading “Always provide a text link to the home page”

Bad Practices on Birthdate Form Fields

Asking users for their birthdate on a form is complicated. Birthdates have formats that vary depending on the country and they consist of three separate data strings. It’s easy to confuse and frustrate users if the birthdate field doesn’t use simple controls and isn’t in a clear format. … The Clear and Easy Way WritingContinue reading “Bad Practices on Birthdate Form Fields”

Schedule / Inclusive Design 24 (#id24) 11 October 2018

Inclusive Design 24 (#id24) is a free 24-hour online event for the global community.  It celebrates inclusive design and shares knowledge and ideas from analogue to digital, from design to development, from planners to practitioners, and everything and everyone in between. Source: Schedule / Inclusive Design 24 (#id24) 11 October 2018