January 2015 Newsletter
WebAIM's April training is already full. Future training dates will be announced next week.
WebAIM staff will be at the CSUN conference March 2-7. This is the premier conference for web accessibility. We hope to see you there.
Steve Faulkner provides an introduction to the accessibility tree and why it's important for accessibility.
When a web application has a session timeout, it’s a good idea to warn users about the impending timeout and give them the opportunity to do something about it.
Insight into slowed progress and recent defects in accessibility of Apple products.
Russ Weakley's detailed presentation slides on building accessible modals.
An easy-to-use mashup of the WCAG guidelines and WebAIM's easy-to-understand WCAG recommendations.
Quick Tip: Voice Control Software and 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 or button presents graphical text, the alternative text should match the visible text to ensure voice control software users can easily activate it.