Many HTML elements have an accessible name. It can be derived from different sources, and browsers use an algorithm called the Accessible Name and Description Computation to figure it out.
When you first started reading about Scrum, Kanban, or one of the other Agile frameworks, you probably came across topics like user stories, sprint planning, minimum viable product, and continuous integration. Each Agile framework has its own set of terms, lingo, and way of doing things which can make learning what and when to do […]
In my CSUN presentation this year I wanted to talk about what I think is the minimum amount of code that web designers should understand to best embed accessibility into their work. Should web designers be able to code? is a question that has been debated for years with, extremes of viewpoint from designers being […]
What is the long-term plan for upgrading WCAG? The Accessibility Guidelines Working Group (AGWG) of the W3C is currently working on WCAG 2.1. A small group of members of AGWG realized that we needed to start planning future versions of WCAG now, or it would be a very long time before a major upgrade would […]
For our CSUN session this year, Léonie Watson and I had a friendly debate about accessibility from the perspective of an end user and a developer. While we are both accessibility consultants, we sometimes approach issues (and their proposed solutions) from different perspectives due to our own backgrounds. Léonie is a screen reader user in […]