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

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Know of a good accessibility-related resource? Check out our contributing guidelines! #a11y https://t.co/ttDDH2zq99
8/2
2020
Would you be interested in a weekly newsletter that lists the links we share throughout the week?"Since ASL is a 3-dimensional language, certain aspects of the language cannot be preserved in a 2-dimensional form… https://t.co/eqKlb8koTn"Accessibility should always be a focus when designing products, and the same goes when working with data visualiza… https://t.co/HikA2yiNpi
7/31
2020
"A list of teams who share their accessibility audit plans, backlogs and roadmaps in the open." @BenjyStanton https://t.co/SvfliRbveOQuick tip: Using alt text properly, by @susanjrobertson. #a11y https://t.co/15LfmInCEv
7/30
2020
"I just learned that I should have been using [aria-current] to indicate the current page in the navigation, like t… https://t.co/eZeKkhiBvZ
7/29
2020
"Different platforms have different conventions on when to show outlines (more on this below). One thing is clear t… https://t.co/OBaBDBhfmxQuick test: How to navigate a website with a keyboard, by @davatron5000. #a11y https://t.co/5Bw6fGqcEw
7/28
2020
Interested in writing for us? Check out our contributing guidelines! #a11y https://t.co/0HzG6TKsER"An inconsistent design creates difficulties and frustration for all types of visitors, making the site appear more… https://t.co/SGSfqUoDXW
7/27
2020
The A11Y Project commemorates the 30 year anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities act, as well as the activi… https://t.co/CFZF0zsKpq
7/26
2020
We're pleased to announce a brand new post by Andrew Nevins about learning screen reader keyboard shortcuts as a vi… https://t.co/g9j03Zqvyd"There’s a lot to consider when writing accessible content, but once it’s engrained in how you work, it becomes sec… https://t.co/Q97SrWOBXx
7/24
2020
Myth: Accessibility is "blind people", by @davatron5000. #a11y https://t.co/oXvePL1mze"A robust and effective accessibility program is one that takes into consideration the results of multiple types of… https://t.co/Xxok1nzxqR
7/23
2020
We are experiencing issues with our email address. Please message us if you've emailed us in the past few days, DMs are open."But how accessible is WordPress out of the box? How difficult is it to keep WordPress accessible? And how can you… https://t.co/jUqvLVW1kd"Most accessibility problems arise because companies don’t properly prioritize the issue, said Kelly Franznick, chi… https://t.co/9zRvVQyYWY
7/22
2020
"By properly configuring a few key input attributes, you can make web forms much easier to use on mobile devices."… https://t.co/dLFYY8hWwnInterested in writing for us? Check out our contributing guidelines! #a11y https://t.co/0HzG6TKsER
7/21
2020
How-to: Hide content, by @davatron5000. #a11y https://t.co/cwGsGoROdM"In this tutorial, we'll see how to use the prefers-reduced-motion media query to disable animations in React."… https://t.co/b2cko7DLzo
7/20
2020
@_albertomarin @michaelfink Thanks for reporting this. A potential fix has been deployed. You may need to refresh y… https://t.co/xll5AztJNy @michaelfink A potential fix has been deployed. You may need to refresh your browser to see the changes. @jouni_kantola We've also deployed a potential fix. You may need to refresh your browser to see the changes. @jouni_kantola Sorry for the late reply. There's no guaranteeing what the circumstances are for someone looking at… https://t.co/RDcoNdUJqF @Aaron_Powell A potential fix has been deployed. You may need to refresh your browser to see the changes.
7/19
2020
@sindustries @InVisionApp We have an open issue about this. Thank you for reporting it. https://t.co/7D9SnmHyGIOur second featured resource is @reg_inee's excellent course, Inclusive UX: Designing Websites. Let Reginé teach yo… https://t.co/yRKKMMpK0XAnother new feature we have are featured resources. This provides a way to highlight their creators and let them di… https://t.co/i7kmCKRVgr @michaelfink Thanks for reporting this. We have an issue that captures it and are actively working on it. https://t.co/2VO8Qd3yYj
7/17
2020
@jouni_kantola Thanks for reporting this. We have an open issue and are actively working on it. https://t.co/2VO8Qd3yYj @KelpiePellegrin The issue has been captured here. Thank you again for reporting it. https://t.co/CYnWCFKWlV @wpeditorial An issue has been created for this on GitHub: https://t.co/9AB3vYC6xC @Aaron_Powell An issue has been filed. Thank you again for reporting this. https://t.co/2VO8Qd3yYj @KelpiePellegrin Thank you for the feedback! We'll create an issue for it on our project's issue tracker.It is our hope that by showcasing these talented, passionate people working in digital accessibility that we can ch… https://t.co/G4gpIruaawWe have a few new features that we're really excited about, and the one we're most proud of is our new Spotlight se… https://t.co/Lqxmn6DrEf @wpeditorial Thanks for reporting this. We'll get a fix soon. @Aaron_Powell Thanks for reporting this, it appears to be a bug with CSS Grid. We'll work on a fix soon. @timdarker We've had some ongoing DNS issues, unfortunately. Not a whole lot we can do to fix it other than wait for it to sort itself out. @shreeshbhat @zachleat Ah, sorry about that. It appears we've still got some residual DNS issues from moving to Netlify from GitHub Pages.Here is more information about the redesign, including @InVisionApp's generous grant from the Design Forward Fund,… https://t.co/6oeAXUlNAHOur redesign is now live! Check it out and tell us what you think. #a11y https://t.co/f1LbSZyUQB
7/16
2020
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7/15
2020
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7/12
2020
"This challenging time we are all living through is particularly – and unjustly – amplified for our senior citizens… https://t.co/mZdNFUt8PV"The skip navigation is a simple link that navigates the user to a predefined destination, which usually is the mai… https://t.co/CD27jjIYZC
7/10
2020
"It is not hard to make a calendar widget accessible but still we find inaccessible date pickers in the wild that a… https://t.co/njyADKI2ox"I've created a list of learning resources and testing tools for people new to accessibility. There are many free o… https://t.co/0AmG9QXuCY
7/9
2020
"Your accessibility statement should be a clear, transparent, and informative statement documenting your commitment… https://t.co/zSiOOQchKO"Overall, we found that by using our system, we could provide users who are blind with a compelling VR experience t… https://t.co/sHD6OIpUSA
7/8
2020
"Diversity is relatively easy to measure, and while it is critical, it’s not enough. Companies must also foster a s… https://t.co/ixuz4ObWrc"Some features that were originally created as accessibility features, like auto-complete of words are now so mains… https://t.co/66YWoyqsN2
7/7
2020
"COVID-19 means accessibility has suddenly become everybody's priority. It should stay that way." @merkyywaters https://t.co/t8Oac18Ft4Videos of talks from @afuturedateconf, an impromptu virtual conference on accessibility and inclusive design. https://t.co/zvtbdA0xXE
7/6
2020
"After this course, you'll have a jump start on auditing and fixing accessibility issues in your applications and g… https://t.co/JJxayPGTai"…but users with moderately low vision have difficulty in distinguishing the visual indicators of active UI element… https://t.co/9SYwr8rngR
7/3
2020
"Accessible forms are easy to understand, complete, and submit. Instructions, cues, required form fields, and field… https://t.co/HgQ7el0TIW"Just like pre-recorded video content, captioning live video content is a best practice when looking to make conten… https://t.co/E2E1ksj70c
7/2
2020
"Based on my experience as someone who depends on captions to hear, I’ve created these automatic captioning guideli… https://t.co/Fhh5gLGTpm"The bottom line is this: we don’t have control over how content is consumed. Users have personal browser settings,… https://t.co/fdX37Ey3jo
7/1
2020
"My experience with aria-roledescription so far is that it is code smell for accessibility problems. The WebAIM Mil… https://t.co/bnO6IYepen"The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) are a set of recommendations for making websites and apps accessib… https://t.co/CwTe86jPkM
6/30
2020
"Now, just in time for the thirtieth anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, activist Alice Wong brings… https://t.co/c85ttMgqpf"Blanding says she is glad to see progress, but won’t celebrate until the city implements a system that ensures 'ha… https://t.co/X5vcN1tGzh
6/29
2020
"When building products with diversity in mind (digital ones but this could also apply to other products), color ch… https://t.co/gIPEw6fyKM"Audio description is an additional audio track that describes visual information in a nonvisual way so that viewer… https://t.co/oj7IhdeIcB
6/26
2020
"This guide is intended for those involved in open source software to help address some common issues those that ar… https://t.co/HYh7IjSN4Q"Many times, when people make [range sliders] custom, they don’t think to use the semantic features. They make a bu… https://t.co/cNiHoyC1of
6/25
2020
"In this article we are going to discuss 5 things TVI’s say about screen readers that are simply untrue." @codylTVI https://t.co/wqeluD7F58"One way to support local restaurants is to buy prepared meals in takeaway apps. But, how are these takeaway apps i… https://t.co/DnKA5K3dxD
6/24
2020
"There are several aspects to a presentation that can make them inaccessible to portions of the audience. What foll… https://t.co/Hfj9MpgeTn"Assistive and assisted. Both sound extremely similar, serve similar purposes, but in fact they are both used for d… https://t.co/EmwhmoGSZR
6/23
2020
"When a person with low vision uses magnification software to magnify the content on the page & when widgets like t… https://t.co/VrpmQGTP2P"This is a starter guide for UX Designers about delivering accessible websites. As a UX Designer you’re an advocate… https://t.co/ua2obRILti
6/22
2020
"But experts say that accessibility cannot be an afterthought in product design, because ignoring the needs of disa… https://t.co/zrM01c4hxd"Without a strategy, many organisations new to the accessibility game fall into some common traps. It ends up costi… https://t.co/CdTr8hS4Wq
6/19
2020
"Today we are going over how I took some cringy “accordion” markup and made it accessible." @LittleKope https://t.co/Qq9FyE3vly"HTML has clearly right and wrong ways to write it, and this is too often ignored. " @juryjowns https://t.co/pd38Rn8wlR
6/18
2020
"So in principle, at least, fixing problems using JavaScript is a great approach so long as the customer understand… https://t.co/xp5Qomr1xV"Here are my tips for how to instantly upgrade materials and improve accessibility for virtual learning environment… https://t.co/pvbe3rXtGy
6/17
2020
"In the post below, we’ll dive into why Tool-based overlays are problematic." https://t.co/B9TD1KsvME"First and foremost, an accessibility statement’s meant to help the reader." @beep https://t.co/UnjrAA7JT8
6/16
2020
"While we would love to be able to do this, unfortunately an official ADA certification for websites or application… https://t.co/Fe4hEkiLka"I have seen a number of people making pleas, to provide alt text for images (including infographics and text provi… https://t.co/iGlcjL1uZ9
6/15
2020
"The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) are a set of recommendations for making websites and apps accessib… https://t.co/qlUL2EP4CP"Here is a list of accessible UI components that you can use for your next project. Please do let me know if there… https://t.co/sNOJXQkXCI
6/12
2020
"The urgency of equality — and the need to ensure that web design and development consider digital accessibility an… https://t.co/J4ZFOu5RD7"Designing for cognitive accessibility (COGA) rarely receives as much attention, but is equally important."… https://t.co/C79dlhjfEO
6/11
2020
"Forms are arguably the most important parts of any web application." @Stegosource https://t.co/YowWvclXO6"Before we dig into the difference between these two attributes we first need to learn a little bit about how acces… https://t.co/eXJAFbdPDz
6/10
2020
"These latter examples illustrate practical and ethical challenges for emerging AI systems, such as whether AI syst… https://t.co/xJ6IuIAlOg"These overlays are a one-size-fits-all approach that simply does not work for people with disabilities."… https://t.co/0nL58ya1pq
6/9
2020
"As we see a cookies banner on every website today, it's really important to make sure it is accessible and that ev… https://t.co/nNRKiUwmYw"In this article, you’ll find out how to use the HTML disabled boolean attribute, toggle it with JavaScript and sty… https://t.co/pp3khqjtny
6/8
2020
"But how do you write alt text well? You’ll be ahead of the game by avoiding these common pitfalls" https://t.co/sETCw2iqX3
6/5
2020

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