Featured: Totally remdom, or how browsers zoom text
“Last week, I lied to my students. After I explained how the rem unit worked, I told them that they could compare px and rem by increasing the font size in their mobile browsers and see how it affects text zoom.”
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News, resources, tools and tutorials
- Don’t disable buttons (blog post - gomakethings.com)
- Wordplay: An accessible, language-inclusive programming language for all (blog post - medium.com/bits-and-behavior)
- An evolution in Microsoft Office accessibility (blog post - webaim.org)
- All countries should have central registries for accessibility statements of their public sector (blog post – cerovac.com/a11y
- Accessibility by degrees (blog post – tempertemper.net)
- Use the accessibility shortcuts on iOS to speed up your testing workflow (blog post – yatil.net)
- Digital accessibility and civil rights: The 2023 legal landscape (blog post – equalentry.com
- CSS prefers-reduced-transparency (blog post – developer.chrome.com)
- Day 103: The prefers-reduced-transparency media feature (blog post – matuzo.at
- The Plain Language Policy Dashboard (project – policy-dashboard.newdisabledsouth.org)
- How to write good alt text for screen readers (blog post – craigabbott.co.uk
- You may not need progressive enhancement, the term (blog post – scottjehl.com)
- Don’t turn a table into an ARIA grid just for a clickable row (blog post – adrianroselli.com
- An accessibility bookmarklet for testing 200% text size (blog post – ashleemboyer.com)
New to A11y
Hidde de Vries answers some common (web) accessibility questions that you might have. These answers are concise and lack nuance, which can be helpful if you struggle with the “it depends” nature of accessibility work.
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