Featured: Don’t use the placeholder attribute
Eric Bailey explains the troubles with the placeholder attribute and when you need to stop using it.
News, resources, tools and tutorials
- Considerations when writing alt text (blog post – ux.shopify.com)
- Firefox makers working on voice-controlled web browser called Scout (blog post – cnet.com)
- Creating the UK government’s accessibility empathy lab (blog post – gds.blog.gov.uk)
- Minister Duncan introduces the proposed Accessible Canada Act (news release – canada.ca)
- Podcast Accessibility (resource – podcast-accessibility.com)
- Google renames TalkBack app to Android Accessibility Suite with latest update (blog post – 9to5google.com)
- Empower through web development (blog post – css-tricks.com)
New to A11y
Accessibility starts with the foundation of all web development: HTML. Learn how HTML impacts accessibility in this MDN web docs article on the topic. It touches on semantics, keyboard accessibility and more, perfect topics for someone new to this area.
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