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CSUNATC: WCAGmire

Download a 4.4MB tagged PDF of my slides or try the embedded view if your browser displays PDF inline. The text in the slides is set in Atkinson Hyperlegible. The outdoor images are generated from Midjourney. The PDF is exported from PowerPoint, after confirming reading order and alternative text and…

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Tags: accessibility, slides, standards, W3C, WCAG

2.5.8: Adversarial Conformance

This post is part of RSS Club, rewarding those who still use RSS to read and/or share content. These posts are embargoed from my regular post feed and the socials for an arbitrary period of time. You can see all the RSS-only posts at AdrianRoselli.com/category/RSS. Tell your friends (to get…

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Tags: accessibility, rant, standards, WCAG

Øredev 2023: WCAGmire

Download a 5.3MB tagged PDF of my slides or try the embedded view if your browser displays PDF inline. I was invited Malmö, Sweden to present two talks at Øredev. Well, they asked me to do one but then suggested that hey, since I’m already there and stuff, how about…

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Tags: accessibility, slides, standards, W3C, WCAG

2.4.11: Adversarial Conformance

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Obligatory WCAG 2.2 Launch Post

It seems everybody who dabbles in digital accessibility is blogging about WCAG 2.2 now that it finally went live. This is my obligatory post, but I am not promoting it because there is already so much noise and much of the content is regurgitated. If you are not aware, WCAG…

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Tags: accessibility, standards, W3C, WAI, WCAG

Paris Web 2023: WCAGmire

Download a 5.3MB tagged PDF of my slides or try the embedded view if your browser displays PDF inline. I was invited to the 2023 edition of Paris Web as one of two presenters speaking solely English. I did my best to script my talk to hopefully make it easier…

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Tags: accessibility, slides, standards, W3C, WCAG

CSS-only Widgets Are Inaccessible

Usually. I originally titled this InacCSS-onlyible. I even made this typographically, er, distinct image. Then I realized it was silly and will instead use the neologism in a talk so I can hear the groans IRL. Interactive widgets powered with only CSS are relatively common as people are playing with…

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Tags: accessibility, css, usability, UX, WCAG

Comparing Manual and Free Automated WCAG Reviews

Automated accessibility testing tools cannot test 100% of WCAG. This position is not controversial. Other than overlay vendors, no automated tool maker makes that claim. This is partly because WCAG is targeted at humans, not code, and so nuance and context apply. Free automated accessibility testing tools may have even…

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Tags: accessibility, standards, WCAG

The 411 on 4.1.1

There is a non-zero chance that WCAG Success Criterion 4.1.1 Parsing will go away in WCAG 2.2. This isn’t a problem for users, regardless of the problems it may pose for the WCAG process, ACT rules, automated testing tools, or ossified testing processes. The joke here is using an antique…

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

Your Accessibility Claims Are Wrong, Unless…

Now that it is a market differentiator to talk about accessibility in projects, that’s all many do — talk about it. In a sea of pop-dev noise, “accessibility” can be claimed with little risk someone will challenge it. If someone does, the response is often a fine balance between silence…

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Tags: accessibility, browser, rant, standards, usability, WCAG

24×24 Pixel Cursor Bookmarklet

9 May 2023: The 2.5.8 language has changed. For the latest bookmarklet and language, skip ahead to the 9 May update. The proposed WCAG version 2.2 has gone through a bunch of revisions since I covered the first draft in 2020. One new success criterion that persisted is 2.5.8 Target…

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Tags: accessibility, browser, standards, WCAG

More Google and Afterthought Accessibility

Google has an extensive history of releasing products and tools that fail basic accessibility. This is not a function of individuals — Google has some very talented and capable accessibility practitioners. Instead, this is an organizational failure. Failure to require accessibility in its products or services. Failure to support teams…

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Tags: accessibility, ARIA, css, Google, html, standards, UX, WCAG