Featured: Don’t use fixed CSS height or width on buttons, links, or any other text containers
“Despite some web design tools specifying CSS height values for elements like buttons, setting height or max-height can actually put you at risk for failing WCAG 2.2 Success Criterion 1.4.4 Resize Text.”
Sponsored: WordPress Accessibility Meetup - Accessibility audits for large websites: Strategies for organization, prioritization and balance
Are you overwhelmed at the prospect of conducting accessibility audits for large websites that have numerous pages? In this talk, we’ll cover strategies for efficiently planning and conducting audits for large-scale sites, including WordPress sites with hundreds or thousands of posts, pages, WooCommerce products, and other types of content. We’ll explore how to stay organized and track progress throughout the project, including techniques to streamline your testing efforts, making informed trade-offs, and striking a balance between automated, manual, and functional testing approaches.
News, resources, tools and tutorials
- Obligatory WCAG 2.2 launch post (blog post - adrianroselli.com)
- Demystifying WCAG 2.2 (blog post - viget.com)
- Hey designers, they’re gaslighting you (blog post - medium.com/nice-work-from-active-voice)
- Read our DOJ web accessibility comments! (blog post – convergeaccessibility.com
- Accessible numbers (resource – accessiblenumbers.com)
- Accessibility: What you need to know about a Supreme Court case of hotel websites (blog post – equalentry.com)
- Skip links on ikea.com (blog post – matuzo.at
- Designing for older adults (blog post – medium.com/sixtytwo-tales)
New to A11y
Anna E. Cook shares eight common questions about accessible UX that you’ll find helpful if you’re new to the accessibility space. I’ve heard all of these, and Anna answers them in a practical and fun way in this post. It starts with the big legal question and goes deeper.
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