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  1. Tips for Making Accessible Emails: Text Alternatives for Images

    by Anthony Vasquez

    Our series on accessible email continues. In my last post, I explored ways to create subject lines that are more user-friendly to people who are blind or low vision. In this post, I’ll describe ways to make images in email accessible. As a screen reader user for nearly 20 years …

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  2. Skip links are important

    by Nicolas Steenhout

    “Skip links” are important. They allow keyboard-only users, sighted or not, to bypass large or repetitive blocks of content. You may have heard of them and wondered what the big deal is. Or your design team may have refused to implement one because they look “ugly”. But they are …

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  3. Tips For Writing Accessible Emails: Subject Lines

    by Anthony Vasquez

    The new year has begun, and it’s time to reconnect with your customers, colleagues, and friends. Nowadays, social media posts, direct messages, and emails are among the best ways to quickly make your message known. But before sending your beautifully crafted newsletter, update, …

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  4. An Alt Text Primer

    by Nicolas Steenhout

    An image, they say, is worth a thousand words. Unless you can’t perceive images. This is why the alt attribute for images on the web is so important. I began talking about the importance of alt text decades ago. But images without an alt attribute, or with incorrect alt text are …

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  5. How to Stop Opening Links in New Windows without Warning

    by Nicolas Steenhout

    Links opening in new windows are an accessibility barrier we find on most websites we audit. These barriers are problematic for many people. The good news is that there’s an easy fix! Some people recommend opening in-domain links in the same window, and opening a new window for …

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