WebAIM - Web Accessibility In Mind

December 2022 Newsletter


Captioning and Sign Language Interpretation in Zoom: Features and Pitfalls

In the past couple of months, Zoom has made significant improvements to their support for captions and sign language interpreters. There are several pitfalls to be aware of.

Web Accessibility In Mind Conference Videos

The video recordings from Day 2 of the Web Accessibility In Mind Conference are now available on YouTube.

Upcoming WebAIM Events

Accessibility in Technology Procurement and Use

This virtual training session on January 17 will detail tools and processes to help organizations better account for accessibility in technology purchase and use decisions.

Web Accessibility Virtual Training

Registration is now open for WebAIM's virtual web accessibility training to be held January 11-12.

Zoom Accessibility Workshop

WebAIM's next Zoom Accessibility Workshop will be held March 1st.


WCAG – Priority of Constituencies

There's a concept, originally from WHATWG I think, that might be worth translating for accessibility in a guidelines context: Priority of Constituencies.

WCAG 3.0: are we there yet?

Pack WCAG 2 off to the junkyard? The standard is dead, long live the standard? Well, no.

Designing in a colour blind world

A colour blind designer shares his journey in the design field.

Accessibility and MVPs

Building minimal viable products (MVPs) means sacrifices. But sacrifice features, not critical functionality, like accessibility.

Brief Note on Description List Support

Description list support is generally good (with Safari being the outlier), even if you may not like how it is supported.

Addressing concerns about CSS Speech

Let's take a look at the protections and safe-guards that already exist, that could be improved upon, and that will be needed if CSS Speech is to be supported in browsers and adopted across the web.

Quick Tip: Supplement Text with Images and Icons

While text is the primary way of conveying information and content, images and icons can be very helpful. When we consider the many potential accessibility issues that can come from images - alternative text, sufficient contrast, legibility, etc. - we sometimes can incorrectly assume that images are "bad" for accessibility, when they can instead greatly enhance content if implemented correctly.

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