Featured: Building the most inaccessible site possible with a perfect Lighthouse score
Manuel Matuzovic writes about how you shouldn’t let automated accessibility testing give you a false sense of security.
News, resources, tools and tutorials
- Webinar June 2019: Deconstructing UX design for accessibility (webinar – maxability.co.in)
- W3C and the WHATWG signed an agreement to collaborate on a single version of HTML and DOM (blog post – w3.org)
- Placeholder - the piss-take label (blog post – codepen.io/stevef)
- The tablet computer pulled by donkey (news article – bbc.com)
- A model for WordPress accessibility (blog post – adrianroselli.com)
- Reducing motion with the picture element (blog post – bradfrost.com)
- Training for people with disabilities (announcement – funka.com)
- Your first performance budget with Lighthouse (blog post – bitsofco.de)
- ‘People aren’t disabled, their city is’: Inside Europe’s most accessible city (news article – theguardian.com)
- ISO 30071-1: Announcing a new international accessibility standard to help organisations embed inclusive design (blog post – hassellinclusion.com)
- Color contrast accessibility tools (blog post – css-tricks.com)
- Should chatbots replace forms on mobile? (blog post – smashingmagazine.com)
- Here are 23 terms you should know to better understand accessibility (resource – technical.ly)
- Baking accessibility into components: how frameworks help (blog post – hiddedevries.nl)
- Daily ethical design (blog post – alistapart.com)
- Time control in web accessibility (video – youtube.com)
- What is bill C-81, the Accessible Canada Act? (blog post – siteimprove.com)
- Web accessibility among nonprofits (blog post – webaim.org)
New to A11y
Alastair Somerville explains how the language of “edge cases” has bad consequences for people with disabilities. I like the message here because changing your language can lead to changing your actions.
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