A (not so) short note on ARIA to the rescue

Posted on Saturday, 8 October 2016 by Steve Faulkner
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Native HTML elements don’t require the addition of ARIA attributes to expose the semantics they have, as, for the most part, browsers expose this information: YAY. This is expressed in the ARIA specification: …there are many situations in which WAI-ARIA semantics are redundant with host language semantics. It is also expressed in HTML as a […]

The Paciello Group meetup – Brighton Thursday 13th

Posted on Wednesday, 5 October 2016 by Henny Swan
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A few of us from The Paciello Group will be gathering in Brighton next week for our annual Tech Team Meetup. It seems too good an opportunity to miss hosting a meetup, so we’ll all be at the Caxton Arms from 6 p.m. on Thursday, 13th October.  The Caxton is a 2-minute walk from the […]

Notes on ZoomText Web Finder

Posted on Friday, 2 September 2016 by Steve Faulkner

ZoomText Magnifier/Reader is a popular combination magnifier/screen reader, primarily for users with low vision. A feature it provides is Web Finder, which makes use of HTML semantics to provide navigation to, interaction with, and understanding of content structure.

Announcing the Teach Access Tutorial

Posted on Wednesday, 20 July 2016 by Sarah Horton

TPG and our peers at Teach Access are very excited to announce the Teach Access Tutorial. This tutorial provides a set of hands-on coding exercises and reference material for accessibility best practices, and provides basic training for developers and designers interested in building inclusive experiences.