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Use Only One <main> on a Page

That’s it. That’s the meat of the post. The title covers it all. You don’t need to read any further. You are, of course, welcome to continue since I spent all this time writing it. Definition For those who aren’t familiar with <main>, the element is intended to be a…

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

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

Selfish Accessibility at Buffalo Unconference

Yesterday I presented a stripped-down version of my Selfish Accessibility talk at Buffalo Unconference. With an unknown audience and a 20 minute timeline, I gutted most of the technical bits and focused on my thesis. I think it was well received. At the end of the talk, I pointed people…

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Tags: accessibility, speaking, standards, usability, UX, W3C, WAI, WCAG

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

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 Avega Group in Stockholm

Rounding out my European tour (I’ll be at Booster in Bergen and ACE! in Krakow) is a speaking gig not at a conference. I’ve been grabbed by the fine folks at Avega Group to speak to their team in Stockholm on the evening of March 19. I’ll be speaking about…

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Tags: accessibility, speaking, standards, 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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Tags: accessibility, ARIA, speaking, standards, usability, UX, WAI, WCAG

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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UX Singapore Slides: Selfish Accessibility

Photo of me speaking, fighting the sun, provided by Camilla Choo. Original photo on Twitter. In a departure from the other times I have given this talk, I gutted all the slides with code samples as well as the slides on testing (although I did keep them handy and use…

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Tags: accessibility, design, slides, speaking, standards, usability, UX, WAI, WCAG

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