Featured: Using automated test results to improve accessibility
“The huge increase in automated accessibility testing adoption is a wonderful first step, but ultimately its impact is limited if we don’t know what to do with the results. In this article, Noah Mashni and Mark Steadman share their approach to how to leverage the automated test results from the accessibility checks to drive change and reach sustainable digital accessibility transformation.”
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News, resources, tools and tutorials
- Twitter was a lifeline for people with disabilities. Musk’s reign is changing all of that (article - time.com)
- E-Commerce accessibility: Specifying UI elements using “roles” (blog post - baymard.com)
- Your accessibility claims are wrong, unless… (blog post - adrianroselli.com)
- Significant improvements for screen readers now in Nightly Firefox (blog post – blog.mozilla.org/accessibility)
- Accessibility is the future of search (blog post – deque.com)
- Accessfuturism: Digital accessibility in 2032 (talk - youtube.com)
- From projects to programs: Accessibility in digital strategy (talk - youtube.com)
- A guide to keyboard accessibility: HTML and CSS (part 1) (blog post - smashingmagazine.com)
- A11yNYC: Breaking into digital accessibility careers: Part 2 (event - meetup.com/a11ynyc)
New to A11y?
WebAIM’s Jon Whiting lays out a nuanced case for ARIA: To ARIA! The cause of, and solution to, all our accessibility problems. My experience mirrors the advice in this post. With ARIA, tread carefully, but when you need it, it enhances the experience in a big way.
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