I’ve created two simple bookmarklets to reveal whether CSS background images are being used in an inaccessible way on a page. Use them yourself, or help me learn how to improve them.
Posts Tagged: accessibility
Does mobile accessibility matter? A survey of people with disabilities found that almost all of them use a mobile device. If you have a disability yourself, please participate in one of two surveys out now that seek to learn more about your mobile use.
Download the slides for my presentation on Web Accessibility for the Charlotte User Experience group, as well as get links to related resources on accessibility techniques and tools.
Recordings of screen readers using web page components that do and do not make use of WAI-ARIA can be a good educational resource for why ARIA is important to accessibility. Here are all the videos of such demos that I’ve found.
A few links to handy articles from 456 Berea Street related to CSS and accessibility: using list-style:none, using display:table, and styling buttons to look like links.
Recordings of screen readers using widgets with and without WAI-ARIA can be a good educational resource for why ARIA is important to accessibility. There aren’t many out there, but here’s what I found.
Use language on links that accurately describes what the user is going to get. And, using the (X)HTML label element on form fields is important not just for people with disabilities, but for all of us.