Inclusion is not just a buzzword, it has been the promise of the web since its inception. By ignoring the needs of different users we are not only being bad net-citizens we also reduce the pool of people that could benefit from our content and products.
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Be sure your brand colors meet minimum guidelines for accessibility. There are many tools and guidelines that can help. See how easy it is to use Oomph’s color tool to evaluate your own color palette.
Developers should understand screen readers as well as browsers. VoiceOver, JAWS, & NVDA offer different experiences based on different philosophies.
The web has accessibility built-in, but we often break it. Here’s what to be aware of when trying to be more inclusive.
Accessibility on the web is being enforced in the courts. Businesses are scared, not because they are not in compliance, but because the law has been interpreted differently in different states. It is difficult to be in compliance when we don’t know what compliance means. A subset of lawyers and plaintiffs have been looking to profit from this ambiguity.
Online forms are hard, especially when you mix in best practices for accessibility. We have some quick wins, advanced tips, and additional considerations when thinking about building fantastic form experiences.
Most of us take for granted the rather quiet, personal experience of browsing the web. For about 8 million Americans, though, the web experience happens “out loud”. Explore what this experience is like and how best we can enhance it.