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  1. Using a Screen Reader on the new Twitter.com

    Twitter.com relaunched with a new look and feel on July 15th. Aiming to be more responsive on desktop, the website simulates a progressive web app. As with any major change on the web, there will be supporters and those who wish that the social media platform would #BringBackLegacyTwitter. One aspect...

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  2. Avoid Placeholder Text by Animating Form Labels

    Placeholder text in forms might be thought of as a user experience add-on, but its real-world use is problematic. While there are several issues with placeholder text, a few points to note are: The text might not be translated by auto-conversion tools such as Google Translate. The default color of...

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  3. Skip Links Design Showcase

    Every time a page loads, keyboard and screen reader users start at the top of the page, navigating through a header section that contains the organization’s name or page title, site navigation, and who knows what else until they get to the unique content on that page. If a user...

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  4. Joe Devon, co-founder of Global Accessibility Awareness Day, to make inaugural appearance at AccessU

    AccessU, Knowbility’s accessibility training conference, starts next week. We’ll have a range of classes covering content, design, coding, and more. For the first time, Los Angeles-based developer and entrepreneur Joe Devon will join us in Austin. Joe is best known in the accessibility community as the co-founder of Global Accessibility...

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  5. Where to Find Knowbility at CSUN 2019

    The 34th CSUN Assistive Technology Conference will be held in Anaheim, California from March 11-15. Executive Director Sharron Rush), folks from our tech team, and Knowbility board members will be there in full force. Here’s a list of sessions we’ll be leading or co-presenting. Note that every session will be...

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