Featured: Web Components and the Accessibility Object model (AOM)
Léonie Watson takes you on a deep dive into Web Components and the Accessibility Object model.
News, resources, tools and tutorials
- Why AI will never replace human picture descriptions (blog post – marcozehe.de)
- Taking accessibility beyond compliance (blog post – 24a11y.com)
- Accessibility is a hydra (video – youtube.com)
- Future accessibility guidelines—for people who can’t wait to read them (blog post – 24ways.org)
- Meet “Inclusive Components”: Accessible, bulletproof front-end patterns (book – smashingmagazine.com)
- Making a better custom select element (blog post – 24ways.org)
- Eight weird tips accessibility specialists don’t want you to know! (blog post – 24a11y.com)
- User Defenders: Live podcast at An Event Apart with Mina Markham, Farai Madzima, and Derek Featherstone (video – youtube.com)
- Cost per hour for accessibility testing (blog post – medium.com/@sheribyrnehaber)
- James Williamson and a web for everyone (blog post – gomakethings.com)
- Accessibility tips for web developers (video – dev.to)
- Do’s and don’ts on hamburger menus (blog post – marcozehe.de)
- New 10-day a11y series to help you debunk some of the most common accessibility issues (tweet – twitter.com)
- Jim Thatcher, accessibility giant, dies at 83 (video – lflegal.com)
- POUR the foundation first (blog post – 24a11y.com)
- It all starts with a humble textarea (blog post – 24ways.org)
New to A11y
David Kennedy (hey, that’s who makes this newsletter!) discusses the intersection of markup, content and context in accessibility. In this post, I humbly try to help you level up by showing you how HTML, or markup, needs to change based on the content of a site or application, and the different abilities of those using it.
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