Slides: London Web Standards; Making SVG accessible

London Web Standards is an established and popular meetup for web professionals. The meetups cover a broad range of topics including design, development, UX and accessibility, and this month I had the opportunity to talk about SVG accessibility. The talk looked at SVG past, present, and future, and explored the benefits and challenges it bringsContinue reading “Slides: London Web Standards; Making SVG accessible”

How to implement SVG icons | Creative Bloq

Web developer Shehzad Azram shows how SVG icons could help solve accessibility issues, and reveals how to implement one. Things have come a long way from the days when we used plain vector art images as icons. Yet there are still a number of accessibility issues when it comes to icons. Thankfully, SVGs could goContinue reading “How to implement SVG icons | Creative Bloq”

Accessible SVGs | CSS-Tricks

An excellent, fully detailed article on making SVG graphics accessible. Scalable Vector Graphic (SVG) is emerging as the preferred graphic format to use on the web today. Are you abandoning the icon font or replacing old pg, gif and png graphics for the well-supported SVG, too? Let’s see how this will impact users of assistive technologyContinue reading “Accessible SVGs | CSS-Tricks”

» Seriously, Don’t Use Icon Fonts Cloud Four Blog

… icons on the web have had their fair share of challenges. They were time-consuming to prepare for every intended display size and color. When high-resolution displays hit the market, icons looked particularly low-res and blocky compared to the text they often accompanied. So it’s really no wonder that icon fonts became such a hit. IconsContinue reading “» Seriously, Don’t Use Icon Fonts Cloud Four Blog”