Featured: Div divisiveness
Scott O’Hara says: “Use semantic HTML. Use semantic HTML as a default. Just maybe also don’t worry so much about if other people aren’t using semantic HTML if what they’ve built doesn’t actually result in accessibility issues?”
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News, resources, tools and tutorials
- Short note on emoji text alternative variations (blog post – html5accessibility.com
- The real added costs of accessibility (blog post - joedolson.com)
- Quick accessibility tests anyone can do (blog post - tetralogical.com)
- Open Letter to IAAP against overlay providers (blog post - incl.ca)
- I’ve had enough! When access friction becomes an access barrier (blog post - makeitfable.com)
- Dr. W. Edwards Deming’s 14 points for management — Applied to accessibility (blog post - thinkdigital.ca)
- Why you, a mobile developer, should care about accessibility (blog post - deque.com)
- Inclusive hiring – there’s a lot more than posting on the right job board (blog post - tararobertson.ca)
New to A11y?
My colleagues and I at Ad Hoc released the Accessibility Beyond Compliance playbook this week. It’s aimed at government agencies and other civic organizations, but if you’re new to the accessibility space, you can get a lot out of it. My two favorite parts: The way we framed the plays so they apply to wider areas like products, systems, goals and teams. Plus, how we offer counerplays to common barriers you might encounter.
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