Prototyping accessibility in web and mobile UI design

Adaptable, interactive and coherent prototypes for users with disabilities. Covering accessibility in the prototyping phase of web and app design. Pay close attention to color, contrast and visual hierarchy … Make your interactive UI elements more interactive … Don’t crowd me! … Make your app accessible by being adaptable … “Flexibility is the key to ensuringContinue reading “Prototyping accessibility in web and mobile UI design”

The ultimate guide to web content accessibility

Websites with standards-compliant code all follow the typical W3C standards. But there’s a whole different level of compliance when it comes to WCAG, also known as the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines. The same people who produce the HTML5/CSS3 specs organize and officiate these guidelines, so it’s truly an international system of coding standards. Most webContinue reading “The ultimate guide to web content accessibility”

How to do Web Accessibility QA: Part 2 | Viget

  Accessibility QA starts with broadening your frame of reference and understanding what it’s like to use a computer in unfamiliar ways. With that understanding, we can dive into actual testing. The usual starting point is to read the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (aka WCAG), which define the current accessibility standard. (The older Section 508Continue reading “How to do Web Accessibility QA: Part 2 | Viget”

How to do Web Accessibility QA: Part 1 | Viget

If you’re nervous about doing accessibility QA for the first time, I’m with you. Thanks to Jeremy Fields and others, I had multiple background sessions — but I still felt lost when it came time for real testing. Don’t sweat it; a11y testing is straightforward once you understand a few foundational concepts. Here’s my two-partContinue reading “How to do Web Accessibility QA: Part 1 | Viget”

The inaccessible web: how we got into this mess

Compared to other public spaces, the internet provides us with choices for how we consume and interact. We can use various devices, browsers and operating systems; we can change the size and colour of text; we can navigate with a mouse, keyboard, finger or mouthpiece; or we can use a screen reader to convert wordsContinue reading “The inaccessible web: how we got into this mess”

A Web for Everyone: Accessibility as a Design Challenge – O’Reilly Media Free, Live Events

A Web for Everyone: Accessibility as a Design Challenge Date: This event took place live on January 21 2014 Presented by: Whitney Quesenbery Duration: Approximately 60 minutes. https://youtu.be/gYLV9wsSUHI Curated by (Lifekludger) Read full article at Source: A Web for Everyone: Accessibility as a Design Challenge – O’Reilly Media Free, Live Events

The value of accessibility | Webdesigner Depot

… Are you ready to go down the accessibility rabbit hole with me? We will need to dive into to the technical aspects of web pages. HTML is the skeleton of a webpage while CSS, JavaScript and images enhance the HTML. Often times visually impaired people miss out on all these enhancements . Although accessibilityContinue reading “The value of accessibility | Webdesigner Depot”

5 Things You Need to Know About Web Accessibility

JANUARY 8, 2016 This fall, the Department of Justice postponed its proceeding to adopt regulations on web accessibility for a few more years. The prolonged delay in those regulations has created a perfect storm for more litigation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). As a result, many companies should be adding web accessibility to theirContinue reading “5 Things You Need to Know About Web Accessibility”

Mobile Web Accessibility for Developers – Slides and Video – Marcy Sutton

Mobile Web Accessibility for Developers We are web developers creating responsive websites and hybrid mobile apps with our HTML, CSS and JavaScript skills. How can we ensure our mobile experiences are accessible to all people, including those with disabilities? In this talk, we’ll discuss mobile web accessibility fundamentals, pain points and development tips you canContinue reading “Mobile Web Accessibility for Developers – Slides and Video – Marcy Sutton”