Featured: How to write good labels
“I often joke that my job entails designing places made of language. Most websites, apps, and other digital product UIs are primarily collections of words and phrases arranged in particular ways to allow you to do or learn specific things.”
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Sponsored: Consumer Duty implies digital accessibility: Are you ready for the deadline?
On July 31, 2023, the Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) new Consumer Duty policy comes into force in the United Kingdom (UK). This standard protects all consumers across financial services and implies digital accessibility.
News, resources, tools and tutorials
- Tears of the Kingdom: How Nintendo improved (and ignored) UI issues (blog post - uxdesign.cc)
- O dialog focus, where art thou?) (blog post - matuzo.at)
- Designing age-inclusive products: Guidelines and best practices (blog post - smashingmagazine.com)
- Getting instant return from your accessibility testing (blog post – karlgroves.com)
- Web accessibility in higher ed not just ‘a checkbox’ (podcast – edscoop.com
- What a ‘human-centered’ approach can do for workers with disabilities (article – nytimes.com)
- New Kansas accessibility law puts Heat on plaintiffs (blog post – equalentry.com
- Visually hidden links with 0 dimensions (blog post – matuzo.at)
- Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.2 is a W3C Proposed Recommendation (blog post – www.w3.org
New to A11y
Stephan Ango wrote a short post about how design is compromise. While not directly related to accessibility, keep the post’s core message in mind. While working in accessibility, you’ll need to make compromises at every turn. Don’t let perfect get in the way of progress.
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