Featured: How to make error messages accessible
Front end developer Hidde de Vries explains an often-overlooked part of forms – accessible error messages.
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News and links
World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) launched the Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) 20 years ago.: From the press release, “…announced the launch of the Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) to promote and achieve Web functionality for people with disabilities.”
Resources, tools and tutorials
- Screen readers and web browsers – what’s the best pairing for testing? (blog post)
- Feedback on WCAG 2.1 draft (blog post)
- Automated accessibility checking with aXe (blog post)
- The challenges web designers face in ensuring website accessibility (blog post)
- Sweet Alert 2 (tool)
- rems and ems, and why you probably don’t need them (blog post)
- Ask the UXperts: accessible design: which everyone do you mean? — with Derek Featherstone (interview)
New to A11y
Teach Access has developed a tutorial on accessibility best practices for making accessible mobile and web apps. It covers most of the basics many web designers and developers miss out on.
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