Featured: We need to talk about WCAG
Rian Rietveld calls on the accessibility community to make the W3C specifications and documentation accessible to web creators, unambiguous and easier to maintain.
Read more of We need to talk about WCAG.
Also, check out the related GitHub issue with discussion on how to make the specifications and documentation easier to understand.
News, resources, tools and tutorials
- Cloudflare says it’s time to end CAPTCHA ‘madness’, launches new security key-based replacement (news article – theverge.com)
- WebAIM’s Screen Reader User Survey is now open for responses (survey – webaim.org)
- How to open a budget Accessibility Simulation Lab (blog post - accessibility.blog.gov.uk)
- I’m tired of begging strangers to stop touching me wherever I go (blog post - catchthesewords.com)
- Cumulative Layout Shift: Measure and avoid visual instability (blog post - calibreapp.com)
- Five steps to faster web fonts (blog post - iainbean.com)
- Dear HTML and CSS (blog post - css-tricks.com)
- Personalization and inclusive design (blog post - medium.com/intuit-design)
- Accessible speaking best practices (blog post - deque.com)
- Three updates on the Spotify mobile experience to help improve accessibility (press release - newsroom.spotify.com)
- Giving a damn about accessibility (resource - uxdesign.cc)
- Don’t use custom CSS mouse cursors (blog post - ericwbailey.design)
- Apple previews powerful software updates designed for people with disabilities (press release - apple.com/newsroom)
- Quick accessibility tests (videos - youtube.com)
- The little book of accessibility (blog post - uxdesign.cc)
- Creating accessible React Native apps (blog post - shopify.com/partners/blog)
- Founder of The Paciello Group launches digital marketing website for disabilities community (press release - webable.com)
- Ravi Vasavan: Designing for deaf power (blog post - medium.com/indeed-design)
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