Small Tweaks That Can Make a Huge Impact on Your Website’s Accessibility | CSS-Tricks

For a beginner, accessibility can be daunting. With all of the best intentions in the world, the learning curve to developing compliant, fully accessible websites and apps is huge. It’s also hard to find the right advice, because it’s an ever-changing and increasingly crowded landscape. I’ve written this post to give you some tips onContinue reading “Small Tweaks That Can Make a Huge Impact on Your Website’s Accessibility | CSS-Tricks”

WebAIM: Screen Reader User Survey #7 Results

… CAPTCHA remains by far the most problematic item reported by respondents. “Screens or parts of screens that change unexpectedly” has seen a significant increase over the years and is now reported as the 2nd most problematic item. This likely is due to the dynamic and complex nature of modern web pages and application. …Continue reading “WebAIM: Screen Reader User Survey #7 Results”

Accessibility on Mac: The ultimate guide

The Mac stays one of essentially the most obtainable platforms lately, with options to serve all wishes. Computers will have to be for everybody, and that comes with the ones with bodily impairments, whether or not or not it’s to their sight, listening to, or motor serve as. Apple strives to create merchandise and instrumentContinue reading “Accessibility on Mac: The ultimate guide”

3D-printed Nintendo Switch peripheral is huge for gaming accessibility

An engineer is helping to make playing Nintendo Switch a lot more accessible for gamers everywhere. Engineer Julio Vazquez created two 3D-printed peripherals for the Nintendo Switch’s Joy-Con controllers, allowing players who only have the use of one hand to play Switch games more easily. Two different models were showed off by the AbleGamers Charity on Twitter,Continue reading “3D-printed Nintendo Switch peripheral is huge for gaming accessibility”

The Accessibility Cheatsheet

We all know that accessibility is important. The problem is, it is not always clear what exactly we can do to make our sites more accessible. The Web Accessibility Initiative created some Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) targeted at us, web content developers, to create more accessible websites. The WCAG contain some very useful information, and so I decidedContinue reading “The Accessibility Cheatsheet”

Accessibility for Software and Devices | Microsoft

Our commitment to accessibility Microsoft’s mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. With over 1 billion people with disabilities in the world, we’re passionate about ensuring that our products and services are designed for people of all abilities. We are committed to transparency, accountability, and inclusion inContinue reading “Accessibility for Software and Devices | Microsoft”

Accessibility features in macOS and iOS that everyone should try

If you’re someone who doesn’t have any specific reasons to go there, you may have never explored the Accessibility settings on your Mac, iPhone, or iPad. While it’s true that those settings are there primarily for people who have special physical needs to modify how a device’s interface works, the fact is, many people whoContinue reading “Accessibility features in macOS and iOS that everyone should try”

Using Keyboard-only Navigation, for Web Accessibility

… Programmers are big fans of using the keyboard instead of continually shifting between the keyboard and mouse. And yet a significant percentage of websites make it difficult or even impossible for users to perform some activities without using a mouse or other pointer device. This curious relationship between using the keyboard and developing for the keyboard has alwaysContinue reading “Using Keyboard-only Navigation, for Web Accessibility”

Sounding out the web: accessibility for deaf and hard of hearing people [Part 1] 

The largely visual nature of the web means that we tend to focus on supporting people who are blind or partially sighted. But deaf and hard of hearing people are often overlooked. I spoke with Ruth MacMullen, who is an academic librarian and copyright specialist from York in the UK, about her experience of beingContinue reading “Sounding out the web: accessibility for deaf and hard of hearing people [Part 1] “

Reframing Accessibility for the Web · An A List Apart

We need to change the way we talk about accessibility. Most people are taught that “web accessibility means that people with disabilities can use the Web”—the official definition from the W3C. This is wrong. Web accessibility means that people can use the web.  Not “people with disabilities.” Not “blind people and deaf people.” Not “peopleContinue reading “Reframing Accessibility for the Web · An A List Apart”