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Featured: How to do web accessibility QA

Viget has put together a series on performing web accessibility quality assurance testing, centered on understanding a few foundational concepts.

Read more in How to do web accessibility QA: part 1 and How to do web accessibility QA: part 2.

News and links

Access Board approves rules on ICT refresh: From the post, “The ICT rule updates standards issued under Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act that apply to electronic and information technology procured by the federal government, including computer hardware and software, websites, multimedia such as video, phone systems, and copiers.”

Welcome to HTML 5.2: From the post, “On the 21st of June 2016, HTML 5.1 has turned from being a Working Draft into a Candidate Recommendation. As you might know, this is the second step of the process that turns proposals into the standards that affect our lives daily when developing for the web. Because it has become a Candidate Recommendation, HTML 5.1 is a document that W3C believes has been widely reviewed and satisfies the Working Group’s technical requirements.”

Resources, tools and tutorials

New to A11y

Web accessibility starts with the basics. When you need to trigger an action, just use button.

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