WebAIM - Web Accessibility In Mind

April 2021 Newsletter


WebAIM Million - 2021 Updates

The annual analysis of the home pages for the top one million web sites has been released for 2021. A summary of notable results is also available.


WebAIM Virtual Training

Registration is now open for WebAIM's next virtual web accessibility training to be held June 9–10.

Narrow Winn-Dixie Court Opinion Limits Certain Types of Web Accessibility Lawsuits in three U.S. States

The court found that the website of the Winn-Dixie grocery store did not have to be accessible to blind shoppers, but the ruling has a very narrow scope.


What's in a Word?

The most obvious answer to the question is of course: letters. But letters come in different sizes and shapes, like humans.

Public sector accessibility regulations - common problems and how to avoid them

We wanted to share some of the common accessibility problems and share some beneficial approaches to help anyone working towards meeting the accessibility standards (WCAG 2.1 AA).

Accessibility is more than a technical problem

Debunking these 3 myths will help you rethink your accessibility work

Designing Custom Focus Indicators

We've been working to improve focus styles within Craft's control panel lately, and will be sharing what we're learning along the way.

Inclusive teaching: audio describing your own presentations

There's a very good chance you'll have some people in the audience that can't see the visuals you're sharing.

Modern CSS Upgrades To Improve Accessibility

Accessibility is a critical skill for developers doing work at any point in the stack. For front-end tasks, modern CSS provides capabilities we can leverage to make layouts more accessible.

Quick Tip: Passive Voice

Passive voice can be difficult to understand because it weakens the action of a sentence. An example of passive voice is: "The car was driven by Jim." Active voice is much clearer and will be easily understood by a broader audience. If more than 20% of your document uses passive voice, consider changing some of the passive sentences to active voice.

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