Featured: What’s new in WCAG 2.2?
This post gives a high-level overview of what’s new and what has changed in the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.2, which hgot promoted to a W3C Recommendation last week.
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Sponsored: WooCommerce and accessibility: Bet Hannon and Meg Miller
eCommerce sites have a lot of user interaction and therefore a lot of potential for accessibility issues. This presentation by team members from AccessiCart, an agency that specializes in accessibility and eCommerce, will look at the accessibility of the base WooCommerce (for WordPress) plugin, some of its popular plugins, and offer some advice for choosing more accessible add-on plugins.
Read more about WooCommerce and accessibility: Bet Hannon and Meg Miller.
News, resources, tools and tutorials
- Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.2 is a W3C Recommendation (blog post - w3.org)
- WCAG 2.2 is now a W3C Recommendation (blog post - webaxe.org)
- Intopia launches WCAG 2.2 Map (blog post - intopia.digital)
- WCAG 2.2 and what it means for you (blog post – craigabbott.co.uk
- Quick overview of “What’s New In WCAG 2.2” explainer posts (blog post – marcus.io)
- Digital accessibility and civil rights (event – meetup.com/a11ynyc)
- Three common examples of button text that degrades UX and how to rewrite them so they’re clear (blog post – adamsilver.io
- Enhanced accessibility for links in text blocks public beta (blog post – github.blog)
- Legal update: September 2023 (blog post – convergeaccessibility.com
- US Supreme Court Acheson Hotel Case may impact web accessibility lawsuits (blog post – lflegal.com
- Polly Meeting Plugin helps people and AI collaborate on improving real-time translation (blog post – equalentry.com
- How to be an accessibility ally (blog post – meryl.net
- WebAIM’s response to ADA NPRM (blog post – webaim.org
- Building for everyone (Polish) (event – gdg.community.dev
New to A11y
Dave Rupert shared nine things automated accessibility tests can’t test, thanks to the experience gained building a new app. Automation and AI have turned into a hot topic this year, but it’s important to remember that the robots can’t often understand complexity and nuance. Those challenges come up often in accessibility.
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