Featured: How to structure headings for web accessibility
In countless reviews of websites for accessibility, one of the most often misunderstood aspects I see is heading structure. It’s one of the foundational aspects of the Web, but easy to get wrong with HTML5 involved. Amani Ali has a post to help set you straight.
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News, resources, tools and tutorials
- A11y Rules podcast (podcast)
- Inaccessible YouTube embeds (blog post)
- Inclusive Design 24 (#ID24) November 2017 (blog post)
- Inclusive Design Principles now available as set of posters (PDF) (resource)
- Empathy maps: The business of putting users first (blog post)
- Dynamic screen changes in an single page app (blog post)
- Updated IBM accessibility checklist combines Section508, EN 301 549 in Europe and WCAG 2.0 (resource)
- React ARIA modal (code)
- Airbnb debuts s toolkit for inclusive design (blog post)
- Contrast ratio in devtools (blog post)
- The new way to test accessibility with Chrome DevTools (video podcast)
New to A11y
Alt text trips up even the most seasoned developer or content creator, yet it’s one of the easiest ways to improve the accessibility of your site. Learn the five golden rules for compliant alt text and you’ll be in great shape.
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