Knowability looking for mentors in its Accessible Internet Rally

Knowability looking for mentors in its Accessible Internet Rally

Hello Everyone! Do you enjoy encouraging and educating others about accessibility? Are you wanting a way to pay forward the accessibility knowledge othersshared with you? Are you looking for a way to continue sharpening your accessibility skillsand knowledge? Well, I have just the opportunity for you! The Accessibility Internet Rally (AIR) is a virtual contest…

Understanding SC 2.5.2 Pointer Cancellation

Understanding SC 2.5.2 Pointer Cancellation

Success Criterion 2.5.2 Pointer Cancellation (Level A): For functionality that can be operated using a single pointer, at least one of the following is true: No Down-EventThe down-event of the pointer is not used to execute any part of the function; Abort or UndoCompletion of the function is on the up-event, and a mechanism is available to abort the function before completion or…

Entrepreneurship and Accessibility by Shanisha Collins

Are you an entrepreneur? Have you ever wondered what accessibility means to your business? Have you ever asked ‘Is my business legally bound to be accessible?’ If so, are you still searching for the starting point and sustainable accessibility practices? Then we have the right session for you! HelloA11y is excited to present its next…

PDF Accessibility Tools & Resources Roundup

Some resources to help you get started with PDF Accessibility. Please use the comments to alert us to any resources that need adding to the list. PDF Accessibility Resources The Matterhorn Protocol 1.02To promote adoption of PDF/UA by software developers and document testers alike, the PDF Association’s PDF/UA Competence Center developed the Matterhorn Protocol, a…

Understanding SC 2.5.1 Pointer Gestures

Understanding SC 2.5.1 Pointer Gestures

All functionality that uses multipoint or path-based gestures for operation can be operated with a single pointer without a path-based gesture, unless a multipoint or path-based gesture is essential.This requirement applies to web content that interprets pointer actions (i.e. this does not apply to actions that are required to operate the user agent or assistive…

Understanding SC 2.1.4 Character Key Shortcuts

Understanding SC 2.1.4 Character Key Shortcuts

Success Criterion 2.1.4 Character Key Shortcuts (Level A): If a keyboard shortcut is implemented in content using only letter (including upper- and lower-case letters), punctuation, number, or symbol characters, then at least one of the following is true: Turn off A mechanism is available to turn the shortcut off; Remap A mechanism is available to…