March 2014 Newsletter
No amount of technical accessibility can fix something that is not useful or usable.
WebAIM's May training is now full, but we are taking registrations for our August 12-13 session to be held in Logan, Utah.
Lainey Feingold and Linda Dardarian present their annual digital accessibility legal update.
A response to Google's decision to remove underline from search result links.
Bruce Lawson explores accessibility implications of web components, the shadow DOM, etc.
Marco Zehe presents an excellent introduction to ARIA with warnings about its proper usage.
Sarah Horton, co-author of the wonderful new book A Web for Everyone, argues the importance of proper user testing.
The Great Big List from the 2014 CSUN International Technology & Persons with Disabilities Conference
Christopher Phillips has compiled his annual list of CSUN conference resources.
Quick Tip: Voice Control Software and Image Alternative Text
To activate links on a page, users of voice control software, such as Dragon NaturallySpeaking, speak the visible link text. When an image is linked, the alternative text of that image can be spoken to activate that link. When an image presents graphical text, the alternative text of the image should match the visible text to ensure voice control software users can easily activate that link.
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