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A community-driven effort to make web accessibility easier. #a11y

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"I started learning about JavaScript BECAUSE of accessibility, not in spite of it." @LittleKope https://t.co/ODl5HrqQ4f
12/12
2019
"I just finished an accessibility audit for a client and I decided to share some quick checks I perform in every si… https://t.co/Ay5wC7wZt9
12/11
2019
"If JavaScript doesn’t load or loads slowly, we want people to still able to access the navigation menu. Let’s say… https://t.co/9VSgYiKEFw
12/10
2019
.@laurakalbag's excellent presentation, Accessibility For Everyone: https://t.co/MnfN6Bl9ER
12/9
2019
"To make technology accessible for people with cognitive disabilities, we need to have a broad understanding of the… https://t.co/aW7cY18o38
12/6
2019
"For experienced accessibility practitioners, these challenges and concerns may be familiar, confirming current sus… https://t.co/nnov8XRseJ
12/5
2019
A great book by @heydonworks on building accessible and robust patterns for common UI components, published by… https://t.co/3dSr1Npf5n
12/4
2019
"TL;DR: for standard HTML controls and standard ARIA patterns (widgets), you do not need to add instructions for sc… https://t.co/Cvt49nuATD
12/3
2019
"TL;DR: for standard HTML controls and standard ARIA patterns (widgets), you do not need to add instructions for sc… https://t.co/rIE1BnOHBDDay 2 of #24a11y 2019: Web Components and the Accessibility Object model (AOM) https://t.co/DnIiTDhvO2 by… https://t.co/TEXuxuq5pq
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12/2
2019
Day 1 of our #24a11y 2019 series: What adding people with disabilities to your team brings to the mix… https://t.co/c7M1J7uLPr
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12/1
2019
"In this first episode of A Stitch in Time, accessibility expert Karl Groves explains why so-called 'accessibility… https://t.co/0tvukgNKm9
11/29
2019
"When starting out on the long, pothole-ridden journey to better keyboard accessibility, the three most common pit… https://t.co/ditk0ZTkkf
11/28
2019
"One of the 'business benefits of accessibility' that people like to throw around is that accessibility will improv… https://t.co/G1u39kxdXz
11/27
2019
"In addition to resources for learning web development and programming in general, Able Dev will explore assistive… https://t.co/MRsZwUsLEh
11/26
2019
“If you’re writing the next big application, with a stunning UI and a great workflow, I humbly ask you to consider… https://t.co/uFf4fNPQk0
11/25
2019
"At its heart, I think clickable divs are a compelling antipattern because developers make assumptions about intera… https://t.co/DiBTZOSfYi
11/22
2019
"In our increasingly empathic society, accessibility — or the lack of it — is becoming a more visible issue. No lon… https://t.co/xh1CvIGlau
11/21
2019
"If an employee touches it (including Human Resources staff), it needs to be accessible and, the more employees tha… https://t.co/i4QGO2r3TI
11/20
2019
A template & resources for creating good accessibility templates for your website & apps by @mgifford https://t.co/sZDTIP4ZI3
11/19
2019
“Digital Accessibility is when people with disabilities can independently use technology. All people need to be abl… https://t.co/KKqf6V3aii
11/18
2019
"I am going to give you enough information, hopefully, to make accessible, responsive tables on your own that are n… https://t.co/ipj1SwOg9w
11/15
2019
"Have you ever tried to click or tap on an element (e.g.: button, link) and you realize that it doesn’t respond unt… https://t.co/Bchz6Zk8dm
11/14
2019
"The intention of this success criterion is to provide labels or instructions to form fields and controls which req… https://t.co/fWUeasl1UN
11/13
2019
"With ADA lawsuits on pace to exceed 2,000 this year, there is no doubt that many clients shopping around for a des… https://t.co/qinXIKIQxm
11/12
2019
"The review is a follow up to Miami Lighthouse’s first report in June, which called out all of the 2020 presidentia… https://t.co/nQRKlCqSLG
11/11
2019
"Web accessibility can be a complex topic for new and experienced web developers. Here are six questions (and answe… https://t.co/gNslcRNjg8
11/8
2019
"Many people use accessibility and inclusive design as interchangeable terms. However, they are not the same thing.… https://t.co/UboJwprRIm
11/7
2019
"With digital accessibility, where Structured Negotiation put down roots, patience recognizes that accessible techn… https://t.co/je4fUoy65E
11/6
2019
.@RianRietveld discusses the considerations for creating an accessible card from the basics of construction through… https://t.co/IwMUisxJCS
11/5
2019
A great post on how to learn the basics of how to use and test your content with a screen reader by @svinkle https://t.co/mSqJpUza8a
11/4
2019
I've written about some #a11y enhancements we've made on LinkedIn https://t.co/SVPXFTFB3F @MollyWattTalks
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11/1
2019
.@webaim has updated its popular WAVE inspector browser extension: https://t.co/nHe795yYFY
10/31
2019
“It doesn’t matter what technology you use, if you’re building a Single-Page Application (SPA), there are some extr… https://t.co/kjUeuyEUkr
10/30
2019
"Accessible audio and video is essential for people with disabilities, and benefits organizations." @w3c_wai https://t.co/XiwEGxLVVf
10/28
2019
"Inline validation causes many problems and forces users to switch modes repeatedly which is tiring." @adambsilver https://t.co/OKtidilvaM
10/25
2019
"One important topic that comes up time and time again is learning how to manage your third-party vendors so their… https://t.co/WvNkNO61L0
10/24
2019
An example of a table with expanding rows that maintains proper table semantic information by @aardrian https://t.co/ypRUN74T7t
10/23
2019
"The scope and nature of common accessibility problems means that you can capture a lot of new business and/ or ret… https://t.co/l9yX2dm25B
10/22
2019
"What is ARIA? A set of code attributes that expand HTML’s capabilities and make it easy to optimize your site for… https://t.co/r86T1bkKv0
10/21
2019
"Understanding digital accessibility challenges is easy if you know people with disabilities. But what if you’ve ne… https://t.co/Gb8UkIyKXZ
10/18
2019
"…the promise of such technologies is rendered almost meaningless if websites are incompatible with screen readers… https://t.co/unLNbvYDUL
10/17
2019
"Resources for putting accessibility into practice tend to focus on the people who design and build websites and ap… https://t.co/BVpP1SGNiR
10/16
2019
“The unanimous ruling builds on prior appellate decisions, addresses potential conflicts, and resolves important qu… https://t.co/ESnaXB4Ert
10/15
2019
"Luckily, these accessibility concerns don’t mean that we can’t use cool libraries like Splitting.js. We just need… https://t.co/hsI2CXancO
10/11
2019
"Hyperlinks are the defining feature of the internet; and from the internet’s inception, they have been underlined.… https://t.co/WTRKoVxh8TGood morning East Coast USA! C'mon over and watch Inclusive Design 24 2019 broadcasting live and captioned to YouTu… https://t.co/TXVsD4Lvde
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10/10
2019
"…color can convey your brand identity, help users understand information, etc. Unfortunately, not everybody gets t… https://t.co/OZXJsfZk1i
10/9
2019
"A panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals sided with Robles, writing that the 'alleged inaccessibility of D… https://t.co/ldz02P7PWV
10/8
2019
"One of the “business benefits of accessibility” that people like to throw around is that accessibility will improv… https://t.co/VZ2ULekhiD
10/7
2019
" With billions of Android devices in use around the world and millions of apps available on the Play Store, it mig… https://t.co/CF9TKKlqpq
10/4
2019
"You can potentially make text fields more usable and more accessible for your users with a few additional styles,… https://t.co/x5e0cD5du8
10/3
2019
"Tooltips have been a reliable source of web accessibility woes from the very beginning; or at least from the begin… https://t.co/9OyUk6d6et
10/2
2019
"The scope and nature of common accessibility problems means that you can capture a lot of new business and/ or ret… https://t.co/TpTIEXHHnh
10/1
2019
The results of @webaim's 8th Screen Reader User Survey are now available: https://t.co/00XbnDpPYQ
9/30
2019
"Resources for putting accessibility into practice tend to focus on the people who design and build websites and ap… https://t.co/W9TlpCzBxe
9/27
2019
“Web accessibility and usability are closely related, but the terms are quite different. Learn the differences betw… https://t.co/wmiBt0OYX7
9/26
2019
"There are times to use toggle switches and times not to. When designers misuse them, it leads to confused and frus… https://t.co/b9BlVPyoKP
9/25
2019
"Choosing the right digital accessibility analytics is critical to the long-term success of your accessibility test… https://t.co/wkORXTgjvP
9/24
2019
"Understanding digital accessibility challenges is easy if you know people with disabilities. But what if you’ve ne… https://t.co/aXnM8wASBU
9/23
2019
"As the issue of web accessibility continues to grow in prominence, dispelling with these common myths is an import… https://t.co/SqipLHFHCz
9/20
2019
"If you are working on a custom control, a complex widget, or a novel interface element to integrate into a project… https://t.co/dwfrawAGr4
9/19
2019
"Animations, zooming, and panning can be problematic for people who have vestibular disorders." @LittleKope https://t.co/fmqb3bKzhk
9/18
2019
"Due to this disability, I cannot type or write by hand. Many people have asked me about the stack that enables me… https://t.co/HwA07AoPQ7
9/17
2019
"iOS 13 will be released to the public on 19 September, 2019. This post contains details of the VoiceOver and brail… https://t.co/F2AMAmUkWm @knagurski If you would like to learn more about Progressive Web Apps (PWAs), the MDN is a good starting point: https://t.co/lOCmU6aNf1No internet connection? No problem! The A11Y Project now has Progressive Web App functionality, including offline s… https://t.co/UmFE1Yyz3Z
9/16
2019
"Most users probably use infinite scrolling widgets every day. The most common examples of this widget are social n… https://t.co/EM1B4o7N1X
9/13
2019
“There are several initiatives underway to improve the transparency, consistency, and quality of standards in the d… https://t.co/GPIACEFYBJ
9/12
2019
"After all, designing and building for accessibility isn’t ever “finished.” Digital teams have to constantly, cease… https://t.co/DC3LpnMrhr
9/11
2019
"…there are cases where it makes sense to use a <button> for a toggle instead, leaning on ARIA to create something… https://t.co/HkoDkDmjzl
9/10
2019
"[Marca Bristo] was a key player in the passage of the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990, which outlawed disc… https://t.co/1utufxhfDB
9/9
2019
"When headings and subheadings visually stand out on the page and are descriptive, users engage in an efficient sca… https://t.co/qzBoqi856Z
9/6
2019
"It’s very important to remember that for some people, specifically those with a motor impairment who are unable to… https://t.co/c0VsK7NvRr
9/5
2019
"Tech culture — from platforms to procurement to education — must shift away from focusing on accessibility when a… https://t.co/5ciHh6GL90 @KelpiePellegrin As of HTML5, the strong element is now used to convey importance, while the b element is for styli… https://t.co/Kb7qaf4Jqw @knagurski Wow, thank you! We'll review it soon!
9/4
2019
"When we talk about accessible code, what we are really talking about at its core is inclusiveness." @cariefisher https://t.co/xrUG4EsBsp @KelpiePellegrin Color alone may not be sufficient enough for someone to distinguish a text link from the surroundi… https://t.co/qUXRuxAgzs @knagurski We'd love that, thank you!
9/3
2019
“Besides being useful to assistive aid users, providing consistent visual non-textual labels for the repeated compo… https://t.co/jLvVjHITYt
9/2
2019
"This post shares my thoughts about how to distinguish ethical disability rights cases from litigation I consider u… https://t.co/KBD5taH8Tt
8/30
2019
"Even though ARIA was created years ago, some of the developers still misuse ARIA due to the lack of thorough knowl… https://t.co/8Uwc6Z2VAf
8/29
2019
"Many people exclusively use keyboards to navigate, and rely on the focus state to know where they are on the page.… https://t.co/na2z3AdHJG
8/28
2019
"Invisible illnesses come in many different forms, from arthritis to ME and Crohn’s disease. They present themselve… https://t.co/WP5RLwOyD5As part of working on my upcoming book, I'd like to gather as much data as possible about the most frustrating chal… https://t.co/hvrWrROyC4
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8/27
2019
"As developers, we need to learn from our mistakes by finding out where our users compensate for our deficiencies,… https://t.co/QSzVhsMZWm
8/26
2019
"When individuals consider making video accessible, the accepted considered solution is captioning. And with audio,… https://t.co/YawQ666NRA
8/23
2019
"Browsers ignore entire selectors if it doesn't understand any part of them." @chriscoyier for @css https://t.co/nR33VuRxUR
8/22
2019
"Every meaningful interaction on the web is achieved by a form of some sort." @adambsilver https://t.co/IyIqpNSzIR
8/21
2019
"…I think there's a big opportunity for design tools to let us explore screenreader UX earlier in the development p… https://t.co/HVmqzKB5g8
8/20
2019
Don't forget our appointment next Tuesday 20th Aug 2019 at 18:00 CEST (12:00pm EST) for this month's @A11YTalks I w… https://t.co/KXS0gSTYzv
Retweeted by The A11Y Project"The common mistakes below come from first-hand experiences my team and I have seen in the field of accessibility r… https://t.co/EDNA4yNe6B
8/19
2019
"WebVTT is a technology that solves helps with captioned content as a subtitle format that integrates easily with a… https://t.co/aJbqU4ygUv
8/16
2019
A great writeup by @scottohara about how to use the reduced motion media query to keep video from automatically pla… https://t.co/4f4NggyKw7
8/15
2019
"Depending on your operating system, browser, or device, you’ll find different keys and shortcuts to take you back… https://t.co/JCkwvu5aRE
8/14
2019
.@qvittle is looking for devs and QAs to provide feedback for a new type of accessibility testing tool for Android.… https://t.co/63EXw6J0BC
8/13
2019
"Until a couple of years ago, the browsers did not treat generated content as “real” content. They did not expose i… https://t.co/G0QamDnFtT
8/12
2019
"The state of non-visual access to everyday digital interactions is a trouble map that deserves more exploration by… https://t.co/afnfWzeyBB
8/9
2019
"The experience of testing with people with disabilities and the results that followed felt very important, and som… https://t.co/A1RwTu5CSB
8/8
2019

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