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  1. The Myth of JavaScript Accessibility

    by Iain Furstenwerth

    Developing software is a precise process. Websites, mobile apps, you name it – you have to know the rules of the language, rules of the framework, all the minutiae. Naturally, when it comes to accessibility (a11y), engineers tend to apply what they already know – learn how to do …

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  2. Content Management Systems & What You Need to Know

    by Julie Romanowski

    (Note: This blog post was updated September 3 after receiving additional information about Joomla! accessibility.) Content Management Systems (CMS) play a big role in determining how accessible a website is. Ensuring you choose a CMS which champions accessibility is an important …

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  3. Accessible Naming for Screen Reader Compatibility

    by Alicia Evans

    An accessible name is the programmatic name that assistive technologies use to identify an element on the page to users. On the web, there are countless instances of elements without an accessible name. This is a significant barrier for assistive technology users. Imagine if a …

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  4. Let’s Focus on Slide-Out Navigation

    by Alicia Evans

    Slide-out navigation is everywhere. Sometimes called drawers or slide-out menus, they allow for more content to be available without taking up extra space on the screen. For example, some hamburger “menus” slide in from the side of the screen and contain navigation links. To …

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  5. Create Your Own AHA Moment

    by Becky Gibson

    Our Accessibility Roadshow post by Anthony Vasquez discussed raising awareness about accessibility. At the roadshow, Anthony demonstrated how he uses the web via a screen reader. When people see the impact of an inaccessible website, they “get it”. They understand why …

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