Issue #291

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Featured: Under-engineered multi-selects

Adrian Roselli gives you a different way to let users select multiple choices from a set. Ideally one that is less confusing and more forgiving of mistakes.

Read more of Under-engineered multi-selects.

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New to A11y?

Sheri Byrne-Haber says using plain language is essential for good content accessibility. Sheri packs this article with useful tips you can bring into your everyday work. My two favorites? Watch out for words that end in -tion or -ment because they make your writing sound more complicated. Also, present any exceptions up front instead of burying them further down a page.

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