Laws are in place; policies are published; subject matter experts are increasing every day; commercial and non-profit organizations are auditing, consulting and certifying. All are towards the one thing called web accessibility advocacy. Given these factors in 2019, has the accessibility of websites matured? Let’s find out! The WebAIM One Million In as recent as […]Continue reading The WEBAIM One Million and The Accessibility Maturity of the Web World
If you ever wonder when the a11y community would have a standard rule set for native Android and iOS apps, well, you may rejoice now! In a recent joint press release at CSUN 2019, Deque Systems and Microsoft have announced their partnership to release Axe for Android and iOS. As Axe for native apps are […]Continue reading Axe Enters into new forays
Just as everyone and their experience are not the same, so the persons with disabilities and their experience too. So when we talk about the low vision users, every user with low vision, his/her disability characteristics and the experience in the physical world and the digital world are so dynamic and unique. In this context, […]Continue reading WebAIM’s Survey of Low Vision Users #2: What do we make of it?
Information, structure, and relationships conveyed through presentation can be programmatically determined or are available in text. (Level A) This success criterion requires that presentation cannot alone show the info, structure and relationship. Also, it stresses that the info, relationship and the presentation must be separated when creating websites. What do we mean by presentation? A […]Continue reading Understanding SC 1.3.1 Info and Relationship
Instructions provided for understanding and operating content do not rely solely on sensory characteristics of components such as shape, size, visual location, orientation, or sound. (Level A) This success criterion requires that instructions or information to understand or operate the web content do not use only visual or auditory clues. Such clues include shape, size, […]Continue reading Understanding SC 1.3.3 Sensory Characteristics
The fifth of June 2018 saw a lot of buzz in the world of digital accessibility, social media and in blogs. What was this all about? Well, many may know; if no, wake up to hear, read and see Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.1 becoming the published recommendation. Yes, on June 5, 2018, W3C published […]Continue reading WCAG 2.1: What’s up with Accessibility Guidelines