Accessibility

Accessibility Terminology

Web accessibility can feel overwhelming in the beginning. Here's a breakdown of some common terms used when discussing accessibility

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This week, Senior Front End Developer Carie Fisher highlights 5 Problem Areas in Accessibility and provides some great examples of good and bad website accessibility.

Accessibility

Keeping up with web accessibility standards means making your website available to all users.

Why website accessibility matters

The (sometimes) wonderful World Wide Web has become a standard tool in most of our day-to-day lives. But for those people living with a disability (more than 53 million people in the U.S. alone), navigating the web can be a frustrating, daunting task.

Accessibility

Native accessible name properties that we discussed in part 1 are all great, but there are situations where these don’t suffice - where either no method for providing an accessible name exists in HTML5 or a situation arises where standard HTML5 methods aren’t enough. Enter aria-label and aria-labelledby.

Accessibility

The more we label things when building a website, the easier it is for a person who is blind and uses a screen reader to use our sites. These labels are known as the “accessible name properties” and they are baked into HTML.

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One of the most basic techniques of web accessibility is adding alternative texts to images. It is possibly the single biggest thing you can do to make your site more accessible.

This episode we have a special guest, Mickey Williamson, who talks about the importance of Web Accessibility. We also talk about developing a restful todo application with Backbone.js and as always, Drupal 8 updates and other Drupal news.
Accessibility Terminology

Building features into a project from the start is almost always cleaner, easier, faster, and less expensive than retrofitting after the fact.

Accessibility Terminology

Inaccessible forms can affect a wide array of disabilities and create unnecessary barriers for what could be loyal website visitors and customers. Here are 5 ways to build more accessible forms.

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