January 2021 Newsletter
Using the Android screen reader for basic navigation and evaluation of web content in mobile Chrome.
Registration is open for WebAIM's next virtual web accessibility training to be held March 3-4.
Consistency in working on web accessibility (fixing things and learning more) is the secret sauce to having and maintaining accessible websites across an organization.
Wilco Fiers provides an overview of what the W3C is proposing to change in WCAG 3.0.
Jeanne Spellman, co-lead of the project to develop WCAG 3.0, provides a detailed look at the new draft guidelines.
Developers face challenges in knowing which screen reader and browser combinations are best for testing.
Adrian Roselli provides some easy, inexpensive ways to improve your site's web accessibility .
Image recognition in screen readers is a massive improvement over the absence of anything better, but it isn't better than a text description provided by a content author.
The tabindex attribute is often misunderstood and consequently misused.
Quick Tip: ARIA Menu Role
ARIA role="menu" is frequently used incorrectly. An ARIA menu is not a group of site navigation links displayed toward the top of a webpage. An ARIA menu is instead a widget that pops open a set of options, and is navigated with the arrow keys (not Tab key). Defining role="menu" on navigation that is not a true ARIA menu can break screen reader behavior.