In April 2018, WebAIM conducted the Survey of Web Accessibility Practitioners and published the results in the beginning of June. This is a follow-up survey to the one conducted in 2014. The results are quite surprising and in some ways, healthy too. We’ll discuss the results and our take-away in general. Practitioners’ demography 724 practitioners […]Continue reading Our Take Away from WebAIM’s Web Accessibility Practitioners Survey #2 Results
Except for captions and images of text, text can be resized without assistive technology up to 200 percent without loss of content or functionality. (Level AA). This success criterion requires that the text – both static and that are part of user interface components that are visible to the users must be resizable (scalable) to […]Continue reading Understanding SC 1.4.4 Resize Text
If the technologies being used can achieve the visual presentation, text is used to convey information rather than images of text except for the following: (Level AA) Customizable: The image of text can be visually customized to the user’s requirements; Essential: A particular presentation of text is essential to the information being conveyed. Note: Logotypes […]Continue reading Understanding SC 1.4.5 Image of text
2.1.1 Keyboard: All functionality of the content is operable through a keyboard interface without requiring specific timings for individual keystrokes, except where the underlying function requires input that depends on the path of the user’s movement and not just the endpoints. (Level A) Note 1: This exception relates to the underlying function, not the input […]Continue reading Understanding SC 2.1.1 Keyboard
2.1.2 No Keyboard Trap: If keyboard focus can be moved to a component of the page using a keyboard interface, then focus can be moved away from that component using only a keyboard interface, and, if it requires more than unmodified arrow or tab keys or other standard exit methods, the user is advised of […]Continue reading Understanding SC 2.1.2 No Keyboard Trap
Whenever I say that I make web & mobile Apps accessible for the disability groups, the first question some of the educated developers who understand accessibility ask me is, what browsers you test your APP’s on & which screen readers do you use? This is a very interesting question because, there are a wide variety […]Continue reading Screen Readers & Browsers! Which is the Best Combination for Accessibility Testing?