Born was accessibility once upon a time. From usability, it has moved to a stage that is known as ‘Inclusivity’ – for all; by all. It is the people who have carried this forward here. But we need more and more platforms to discuss, collaborate and innovate with new ideas, designs and orchestrate solutions that […]Continue reading Inclusive Design 24 #ID24: An Open Platform for Inclusivity
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
1.4.1 Use of Color: Color is not used as the only visual means of conveying information, indicating an action, prompting a response, or distinguishing a visual element. (Level A) Note: This success criterion addresses color perception specifically. Other forms of perception are covered in Guideline 1.3 including programmatic access to color and other visual presentation […]Continue reading Understanding SC 1.4.1 Use of Color
Free PDF Validator Plugin Approximately 1 billion people in the world today — or 15% of the global population — have a disability*. And, 80% of that population is of working age. Yet even with so much data supporting the accessibility needs of people with disabilities, these individuals continue to face significant barriers. CommonLook wants […]Continue reading PDF Validator—The Free Tool You Need to Start Using Today
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
If I ask one of my friends to watch a video closing his eyes and explain the info, naturally, he/she would ask “Are you out of mind”? I know it’s weird to do so. But every day people who are blind watch videos like that and it is not weird for them. If I ask […]Continue reading Multimedia Accessibility: I Hear and Read What You See!