October 2019 Newsletter
WAVE now gives you more power, more flexibility, and a fresh new interface.
There's more to accessibility than HTML. Learn how to foster an internal culture of accessible design and development holistically, at all levels of your organization. January 22-24.
Registration is now open for WebAIM's technical web accessibility training to be held December 3-4 in Logan, Utah.
For standard HTML controls and standard ARIA patterns (widgets), you do not need to add instructions for screen readers on how to use them nor what they are.
In Firefox 70, the Accessibility Inspector has become an auditing facility to help identify and fix many common mistakes and practices that reduce site accessibility.
A short primer on Section 508 - the technical guidelines for US federal agencies.
The United States Supreme Court rejected Domino's Pizza's efforts to overturn the Ninth Circuit federal appeals court opinion on web and mobile accessibility.
How to make technologies accessible to people with cognitive disabilities, a type of disability that is often overlooked.
Quick Tip: Contrast of Link/Button States
Links and buttons must provide sufficient contrast to their background color, even when presented in their various states, such as when hovered with a mouses or focused via keyboard navigation. Links and buttons are often styled to change color in these states. Because hover and focus states typically indicates the exact moment that the element is being read, it is best to change the colors to increase the contrast in theses states rather than decrease the contrast.