Featured: Strikethrough accessibility
“The problem is that most screen readers don’t output the strikethrough semantics. This can be very problematic to the blind user since they won’t know which price is valid. Most in-line semantic elements such as em and mark are not conveyed to screen readers actually.”
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In this episode, hosts Amber, Chris, and Steve discuss different types of accessibility documentation that websites and applications might use from general accessibility statements to VPATs.
News, resources, tools and tutorials
- Ensuring negative numbers are available for everyone (blog post - deque.com)
- Attitudes to accessibility are changing - a global perspective (event - abilitynet-org-uk.zoom.us)
- Why htmx does not have a build step (blog post - htmx.org)
- 2.4.11: adversarial conformance (blog post – adrianroselli.com
- Color contrast accessibility tools with examples (blog post – blog.pope.tech)
- Accessibility options in virtual reality gaming: A case study with Myst (blog post – equalentry.com)
- Accessibility without accountability at Cooper Hewitt (blog post – eejackson.medium.com
- Welcome WCAG 2.2 and goodbye success criterion 4.1.1 parsing (blog post – cerovac.com)
- How mobile apps undergo accessibility monitoring (blog post – accessibility.blog.gov.uk)
- Designing for all: The basic principles of web accessibility (blog post – sitepoint.com)
- Why unique ID attributes matter (blog post – deque.com)
- A roundup Of WCAG 2.2 explainers (blog post – smashingmagazine.com)
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