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Use On-Page Image Descriptions

I feel I need to manage your expectation that this post is mostly about the longdesc attribute, that I voted for bringing it from HTML4 into HTML5, and that I know this is a polarizing topic among, well, anyone who has an opinion on it. Now for the TL;DR: based…

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Tags: accessibility, ARIA, html, standards, usability, UX, W3C, WAI

Where to Put Your Search Role

I really spent far too much time re-thinking that title. Please note that the HTML, ARIA, and WCAG specifications are changing, as well as the HTML validator. Please see the update below to get the latest as of December 16, 2015. If you have a search form on your site…

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Obligatory Redesign Post

Screen shots showing four of the states of the menu of which I am so proud but which has questionable usability, as opposed to the h1 style, which is unquestionably unusable. Note that one of those screen shots is really a view of the printed page, where the menu is…

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Tags: accessibility, ARIA, css, design, html, mobile, standards, touch, usability

Slides from Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2015

The Paciello Group is holding a full day of free webinars on Global Accessibility Awareness Day. That’s 24 straight hours of talks, which started at midnight (GMT) on Wednesday, May 20 through through midnight (still GMT) on Thursday, May 21. I was fortunate enough to participate as a speaker and…

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Speaking at Inclusive Design 24 for Global Accessibility Awareness Day

The headline really captures it all. The Paciello Group will be holding a full day of free webinars on Global Accessibility Awareness Day. That’s 24 straight hours of talks, starting at midnight (GMT) on Wednesday, May 20 through through midnight (still GMT) on Thursday, May 21. I’ll be giving my…

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Slides: Selfish Accessibility for Avega Group

The slides and video from my talk (a little background). Selfish Accessibility by Adrian Roselli. Insider seminar at Avega Group. pic.twitter.com/EPeTxcACpl— Vera Olsson (@en_surkova) March 19, 2015

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ACE! Conference Slides: Selfish Accessibility

In addition to the slides, I’ve embedded video of my talk and way too many tweets after that. Video Impressing everyone on the internet, Paul Klipp has already gotten videos from ACE! posted less than 24 hours after the event ended. That’s impressive. I understand his tactic is to upload…

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Tags: accessibility, ARIA, css, html, slides, speaking, standards, usability, UX, W3C, WAI, WCAG

Speaking at ACE! Conference in Krakow

I’ll be spending much of March bringing my shining personality to Europe, partially in the form of speaking engagements. The first one I can announce is the sixth annual ACE! Conference in Krakow Poland on March 16 and 17. Somewhere within that two day conference I’ll be talking about accessibility.…

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CSS Bookmarklets for Testing and Fixing

Animated image showing the Pinterest site and its infuriating blocking overlay, which is removed with the bookmarklet below. I regularly have to test sites in development, review some third-party site, or just use a site in my day-to-day time wasting (and banking) rituals. I’ve relied on viewing the page’s source…

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Tags: accessibility, ARIA, browser, css, html, standards, W3C

Blue Beanie Day

Image showing the pixel-art image of Jeffrey Zeldman in his iconic blue beanie (top left) simulating (clockwise) protanopia, deuteranopia, and tritanopia. Via CVSimulator app. Blue Beanie Day, or for about 0.05% of the population with tritanopia/tritanomaly, Teal Beanie Day! On Sunday, November 30, web designers and developers across the globe…

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Tags: accessibility, ARIA, standards, W3C, WAI, WCAG

WordCamp Toronto Slides: Selfish Accessibility

As promised, slides from my talk this morning at WordCamp Toronto: I have also embedded the video: Ego-Building Tweets I like audience feedback, moreso when it’s positive. I’ve also added some general tweets about the accessibility track. Starting the day with "Selfish Accessibility" #A11Y #WCTO pic.twitter.com/5RoRFSyg7r— Alicia Jarvis (@AJarvis728) November…

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Accessibility Camp Toronto Slides: Selfish Accessibility

I’ve updated this post to include the video from the live stream, some links, and a few photos. Selfish Accessibility: a11y Camp Toronto 2014 Video There was a live stream throughout the day, which was broken into a morning video and afternoon video. I’ve embedded the morning stream because it…

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Tags: accessibility, ARIA, html, slides, speaking, W3C, WAI, WCAG

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