Issue #276

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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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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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