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!
1.4.2 Audio Control: If any audio on a Web page plays automatically for more than 3 seconds, either a mechanism is available to pause or stop the audio, or a mechanism is available to control audio volume independently from the overall system volume level. (Level A) Note: Since any content that does not meet this […]Continue reading Understanding SC 1.4.2 Audio Control
The visual presentation of text and images of text has a contrast ratio of at least 4.5:1, except for the following: Large Text Large-scale text and images of large-scale text have a contrast ratio of at least 3:1; Incidental Text or images of text that are part of an inactive user interface component, that are […]Continue reading Understanding SC 1.4.3 – Contrast Minimum
“To err is human.” “To prevent, suggest and correct are divine.” When we submit user data as in financial transactions, travel and entertainment bookings, or in filling surveys, it is quite common that we make mistakes. Let’s imagine we submit a form at the minimum of three times but we fail without knowing the reason […]Continue reading Anatomy of Accessible Forms: Errors of the ways