Featured: What’s in a word?
Gareth Ford Williams says that fonts, like all inclusive design, have to address the functional, technical and emotional aspects of accessibility in order to be fully effective.
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News, resources, tools and tutorials
- Perfect mismatch (podcast – bemyeyes.com)
- DevToolsSnippets (tool – github.com/matuzo)
- Intrinsic typography is the future of styling text on the web (blog post - css-tricks.com)
- Flawed data is putting people with disabilities at risk (blog post - techcrunch.com)
- The new $20: A chance for accessible currency (blog post - thehill.com)
- Six actions that will destroy disability/diversity ally credibility (blog post - sheribyrnehaber.medium.com)
- Seeing the wood for the trees: demystifying markup in 2021 (blog post - tpgi.com)
- Do you need to localize your website? (blog post - alistapart.com)
- Public sector accessibility regulations - common problems and how to avoid them (blog post - accessibility.blog.gov.uk)
- TikTok adds automated captions, making platform more open to deaf people (blog post - wsj.com)
- Magnify conference (event - magnifyconference.com)
- Accessibility is more than a technical problem (blog post - ux.shopify.com)
New to A11y?
Eric Bailey encourages you to add punctuation to your alt text to create a better experience for assistive technologu users. This simple tip goes a long way.
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