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Web Axe @webaxe Wake Forest, NC USA

Blog (and former podcast) about web accessibility. Techniques, news, events, jobs, and more!

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My summary of last month's Accessibility Toronto Conference https://t.co/uGe0FyNKAr #a11yTO #a11yTOConf #a11y #events
11/15
2019
Wanted: Head of Accessibility at Facebook in Menlo Park, CA (warning: link goes to Facebook dot com)… https://t.co/IvMMXBMwciHey @Apple, please provide better #VoiceOver support for DL; two test sources: https://t.co/JUNmV0utV3 &… https://t.co/6yQ2ydqEEDDesign Better Forms—Common mistakes designers make and how to fix them https://t.co/Hh79fqO5Rc #webdesign #design #forms #usability
Retweeted by Web AxeAutomated (and Guided!) #Accessibility Audits with Axe Pro https://t.co/nXjD7kQUsX #webdev #a11y #testing #toolsJust heard from a web developer selling web design services for lawyers. When I asked about accessibility? Nope. I… https://t.co/dladITA2FT
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11/14
2019
7 Things Every Designer Needs to Know about Accessibility (2015) https://t.co/wxT42lgozy #webdesign #a11yWanted: Sr Solution Architect (Accessibility Architect) at PNC Bank in #Cleveland or #Pittsburgh https://t.co/gWfauZMtjd #a11y #jobs
Retweeted by Web Axe5 ways content can improve your websites’ accessibility — and overall UX https://t.co/DR1uscSOHq https://t.co/yZXyn4OR0N
Retweeted by Web AxeReminder: "Source Order Matters" https://t.co/wY5wwmBkH9 by @aardrian #webdev #webdesign #a11yWhat we learned from user testing of accessible client-side routing techniques with Fable Tech Labs | GatsbyJS… https://t.co/oqi65nQjAe
11/13
2019
Learn to Create Accessible Websites with the Principles of Universal Design https://t.co/6prhnhYbbY #design #webdesign #a11yDid you know that #WCAG 2.0 requires live captions for live audio content (Level AA criteria 1.2.4)? Start captioni… https://t.co/cDUlx4HqsZ
Retweeted by Web AxeGetting Started Designing for Web Accessibility https://t.co/a4YI8PhMpg #web #design #design #a11y #tips
Retweeted by Web AxeWebinar Nov. 20: Translating Design Wireframes Into Accessible HTML/CSS https://t.co/eL2m6GCO8W #webdev #webdesign #a11y
Retweeted by Web AxeMeetup in #Raleigh area on focus mgmt & ARIA, Nov. 18: https://t.co/jGUaU4mkqH with @HeartCooksMind #a11y #events #webdev #rtp
Retweeted by Web Axe"Building Inclusive Components" with @HeydonWorks https://t.co/WcT14XJH24 #webdev #webdesign #a11y #uidBlind employee sues Beacon Health Options over inaccessible software and online resources: https://t.co/TRup96oE1chttps://t.co/pVbkzD5THG
Retweeted by Web AxeIn her series on @FirefoxDevTools videos, @jensimmons just published an awesome video about the #accessibilityhttps://t.co/rZrQLXzGTY
Retweeted by Web AxeHTMHell—No. 9 Cookie Consent from Hell (includes issues and how to fix) https://t.co/TaCwDhttig #webdev #a11y #html
11/12
2019
Notist: "Accessible Patterns from the Ground Up" https://t.co/TAlnDGd5sE by @CarieFisher from #ID24. #webdesign #webdev #a11y @davidmacd @accessabilly Yep. For more: https://t.co/ztAqJZbrxx#London #Accessibility #Meetup https://t.co/No6iyL8CzPFederal Website Access Lawsuit Numbers Increase 7 Percent in 2019, With Possible Bump from SCOTUS/Domino’s… https://t.co/gQwasEcC5S
11/11
2019
"The True Cost of Website Inaccessibility" https://t.co/NIkY6Qjof1
Retweeted by Web AxeUse semantic HTML please. #webdev #fail https://t.co/tWo5jMGKl9
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11/10
2019
Wanted: visually impaired or otherwise enabled developers to help improve tooling accessibilty: https://t.co/ykxIJwg0je via @codepo8
Retweeted by Web AxeYour <button>s should look like buttons. Your <p>s should look like paragraphs. Your <h#>s should look like heading… https://t.co/TsqEbJv7vw
Retweeted by Web Axe @joedolson Not funny. And they should've done the research before publishing crap design.Escaping 101—about use and implementation of the escape key https://t.co/ztAqJZbrxx by ⁦@codingchaos⁩ #webdev #webdesign #ixd
11/9
2019
Accessibility-flavored React components make your design system delicious! https://t.co/S3EQLgnUla by @resource11 #reactJS #webdev #a11yAccessibility is an opportunity, not a burden https://t.co/qSb01DmhSb #webdesign #webdev #a11y
11/8
2019
New #Remote #Accessibility Specialist Job @Pearson! Join a strong team of User Experience designers, prototypers &… https://t.co/eDjV5JtEHr
Retweeted by Web AxeTakeaways from switch article: prefill form data if possible; support autocomplete; be liberal with time limits; us… https://t.co/tq5U2fAgKwDesigning with Cognitive Differences in Mind, particularly ADHD. YouTube: https://t.co/3lIV1nbwFa Notist:… https://t.co/HNBdvpnDf1
Retweeted by Web Axe🎉 Meet “Inclusive Components”, our new book for building accessible products. Written by @heydonworks. ​ 🔖 332 page… https://t.co/6bvRJicmat
Retweeted by Web Axe"instead of aria-label, lean on native HTML techniques [surprise!], aria-labelledby pointing at existing visible te… https://t.co/cPsFfJuQqOHow a Web Accessibility Lawsuit is Created & Settled https://t.co/XLcjMmQL8x #web #a11y #law #statsWhen testing a website for WCAG compliance, only 18% of criteria can be tested automatically, 31% auto+manual verif… https://t.co/pwmtMJFwBfWho will take up the challenge by @johnfoliot? Make a tool for WCAG 2.1 1.3.5 Identify Input Purpose. More in his r… https://t.co/eIDKiJHGA9
11/7
2019
Consistently Inconsistent: When the Most Accessible Experience is Different for Each User (2017)… https://t.co/v4bKsg5N5WMost Fortune 100 career sites fail to meet accessibility standards: https://t.co/fH1W37hHGI Only 6 checkpoints test… https://t.co/r2xysRkbXI
Retweeted by Web AxeTomorrow at 9:30 CT: WCAG by Example by @Becka11y The workshop will cover: The success criteria including WCAG 2.1,… https://t.co/e84mCMN11s
Retweeted by Web AxeNNGroup proved this years ago: https://t.co/VKpf1lF6mY & https://t.co/z2bWhhpy2O #usability #forms #designGoogle's research proves we accessibility folks were right all along about the poor design of Material Design text… https://t.co/j2ZRd7jQ2QNew in iOS 13 Accessibility – Voice Control and More: https://t.co/qtImwH4niJ #ios #a11y
Retweeted by Web Axeare you looking forward to this years NVDACon2019? well I am happy to report that you can find all of the eve… https://t.co/46FkXSvXUG
Retweeted by Web AxeAnimation can be distracting for people with cognitive impairments. Some people just find it annoying. Chrome has a… https://t.co/ceZSjO9DTU
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11/6
2019
Supporting the Design Phase with #Accessibility Heuristics Evaluations https://t.co/7zHRy1Nvjz #a11y #design #webdesignAlso, update page title when main content of screen changes. "What I’ve learned about accessibility in SPAs"… https://t.co/IRz6SNKOFDFederal Website Access Lawsuit Numbers Increase 7 Percent in 2019, With Possible Bump from Supreme Court Denial of… https://t.co/xVZyLBn077
Retweeted by Web AxeAccessible unethical technology—slides from Accessibility Scotland session by @LauraKalbag https://t.co/w7R1Dta8QKhttps://t.co/6MV5NlVemg
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11/5
2019
Webinar Nov. 20: Translating Design Wireframes Into Accessible HTML/CSS https://t.co/eL2m6GCO8W #webdev #webdesign #a11yA post about play/pause buttons, but more about ARIA states and accessible name changes: https://t.co/cwvb4UI6e4
Retweeted by Web AxeUnderstanding Domino's v Robles https://t.co/kYjHn5i58D #a11y #law #ada #dominosWanted at Foot Locker in #Chicago - Sr. Solution Architect of Accessibility, Compliance, and Inclusion https://t.co/ra84y64P2E #a11y #jobs
11/4
2019
Accessibility Toronto Conference 2019 Summary: https://t.co/uGe0Fyw9bR #accessibility #a11y #a11yTO #events
11/3
2019
Great advice: "Basic Custom Control Requirements" https://t.co/2qvSUO7KIr by @aadrian #webdev #webdesign #a11y #uidSlides here: https://t.co/3qeU9jMB5Q #readability https://t.co/BvfgrVWcTl
Retweeted by Web Axe"ATAG [Authoring Tool Accessibility Guidelines] is so often overlooked" ~@MGifford speaking on Accessibility & Proc… https://t.co/2OozS8oZBx
Retweeted by Web AxeI still don't follow why aria-grabbed/aria-dropeffect were deprecated. I've seen several comments that we need an O… https://t.co/u72YkYfL3A
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11/2
2019
Encore! Enhancing The Clickable Area Size https://t.co/vW0woD6uKz #webdev #webdesign #uid #ui #a11y #forms #cssStill looking for someone with #danish language skills to review this #axeCore pull request, please RT… https://t.co/GvED73kVWc
Retweeted by Web AxeWanted: Head of Accessibility at Atlassian in San Francisco https://t.co/dSAdh0rKxF #a11y #jobs #sf
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11/1
2019
Getting Started Designing for Web Accessibility https://t.co/a4YI8PhMpg #web #design #design #a11y #tips🗞 ACT Rules Format 1.0 is a W3C Recommendation https://t.co/F8CfRmvymW
Retweeted by Web AxeAuditing For Accessibility Problems With Firefox Developer Tools https://t.co/38I0bvqfaC by @MarcoInEnglish #a11y #webdev #tools #ffxA nice high-level summary. #a11y https://t.co/aKAXU6agahI've written about some #a11y enhancements we've made on LinkedIn https://t.co/SVPXFTFB3F @MollyWattTalks
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10/31
2019
The newly updated WAVE tools are now available! https://t.co/ujyUOrfW0A A blog post highlighting many of the updat… https://t.co/ksaPuOO2Ln
Retweeted by Web AxeI like this t-shirt: “Underline your f*ucking links you sociopaths” https://t.co/yCd0ZQnIuM copyright 2019 @heydonworks, ha ha #web #a11yDemystify @w3c’s Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) with @becka11y’s online, full-day workshop on Nov. 7th… https://t.co/J0gC1lCwYw
Retweeted by Web AxeBreaking barriers with your CMS: https://t.co/prlcFT0Xsm #design #cms #a11yNov. 2. #boston #a11y https://t.co/PxOf5tIePcAhahaha @RianRietveld has only gone and turned my PSA into T-shirts #a11y https://t.co/yIFW7HqmVG
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10/30
2019
Wanted in Toronto: Enterprise Digital Accessibility Consultant https://t.co/ET9MhwE37U #a11y #dev #jobs #torontoA new book on Amazon, "Agile Accessibility Explained: A practical guide to sustainable accessible software"… https://t.co/KnkqA4cv2QPro tip: CSS grid != ARIA grid. CSS grid defines layout, ARIA grid defines relationships within a widget. Use CS… https://t.co/ALpu39K0uX
Retweeted by Web AxeAn online course on the basics of Inclusive Design for an online course 😃 https://t.co/YjKIoUu09s #a11y #edu #inclusiveDesign
Retweeted by Web AxeStop Giving Control Hints to Screen Readers https://t.co/2OcnkoM6EI by @aardrian #a11y #webdev #aria #html
10/29
2019
When is a table a table? https://t.co/hAMmU3r4hC by the mighty @SteveFaulkner #a11y #webdev #tablesReview of the Accessibility Scotland Conference: https://t.co/NEdYsGLVCh by @StephanieKrus #a11y #a11yScotland @a11yScotland
Retweeted by Web Axe📢 Announcing our third meet-up, and final one of 2019. Monday November 25th @ovoenergy with talks from @alastc a… https://t.co/Z6X9ooiyeH
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10/28
2019
Meetup this Monday in Philly, "Web Accessibility Testing and Development: Part II" https://t.co/THERsIseso #a11yhttps://t.co/EY8yE4wyBLHiding content behind expando features to keep a design ‘clean’ is offloading the burden to users. If the design i… https://t.co/TxGPnTWxBP
Retweeted by Web AxeIn the final talk of this year’s #a11yTOConf, @feather shares this set of higher principles for good, inclusive des… https://t.co/W6KM4SKBrX
Retweeted by Web Axe#ios13 #a11y #lowvision https://t.co/aecOnUboOx
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10/26
2019
Thank you @SlackHQ and @georgezamfir for hosting! https://t.co/tuFFIGQWNKTheme emerged from #a11yTOConf: Design *with* people with disabilities, not *for* people with disabilities. #design #a11y"Being the one person who does accessibility isn't scalable". Devon is so right. It just turns your Specialists int… https://t.co/3KhGSOqoAs
Retweeted by Web AxePro tip by @LittleKope at #a11yTOConf — use localStorage to remember preferences such as Reduce Motion & High Contrast Mode. #webdev #a11y📢Job: Senior Accessibility Engineer – Remote #a11y https://t.co/CAegBivNmc
Retweeted by Web AxeExample of accessible React modal component: https://t.co/vkPoPGNx01 HT @LittleKope #a11yTOConf #webdev #a11y #modalsAnd speaking of #procurement, here's my post about the 66 million dollar California parks lawsuit I mentioned in my… https://t.co/6bl4s5vsRN
Retweeted by Web AxeOur favourite accessibility personas - let us know if you have more. https://t.co/CaslOmqops personas:… https://t.co/5Dwj96GSKJ
Retweeted by Web AxeIn Toronto at #a11yTO @lizdavis__ tellls us "Don't make assumptions about accessibility needs." Meanwhile in Edinbu… https://t.co/fPSXwLJ8sO
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10/25
2019
"Screen Readers and CSS"—the slide deck by @dive4CB from #a11yTOConf https://t.co/0jehuzqY3I #a11y #css #webdev#design #accessibility #a11y https://t.co/GKGnb38ubOPDFs are great when used well, but hardly anyone uses them well. Paraphrasing @caitlinthefirst, but if you’re posti… https://t.co/cDPHY4OUnx
Retweeted by Web Axe"Automate alt text is cool and there's a need for it but there are many gaps. Put in alt text and be descriptive."… https://t.co/nDPZKP47XA
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10/24
2019

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