Featured: Visually hidden content is a hack that needs to be resolved, not enshrined
“But, as I’ve hopefully illustrated by now, while there is a common ruleset for visually hiding content, codifying that to me seems more of a silent acknowledgement that a hack is the best we can do. I don’t agree. The web should be better than that.”
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News, resources, tools and tutorials
- Including Disability Global Summit 2023 (event - including-disability.org)
- When is :focus-visible visible? (blog post - bitsofco.de)
- Certifications should be hard (blog post - karlgroves.com)
- Toolkit Tuesday: Using YouTube for captions and transcripts (video – knowbility.org)
- Windows high contrast mode and focus outlines or: My focus indicators were inaccessible (blog post – tempertemper.net)
- The Monarch could be the next big thing in Braille (blog post – techcrunch.com)
- The search element (blog post - scottohara.me)
- CSS-only widgets are inaccessible (blog post - adrianroselli.com)
New to A11y
Less to do with accessibility, and more to do with diversity and sexism, The “tender technicians” of Nielsen Norman Group videos by Jaci Wilkinson is worth your time. It sheds light on the message people receive when they don’t see people that look like them in places that matter. And how we should question and evaluate the sources we turn to regularly.
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