Why Unique ID Attributes Matter

Ambiguous IDs can cause both your developers and your users a lot of frustration, and may ultimately damage customer relations.

Ambiguous IDs: Harmless Lurker or Queen of Disaster? A Little Background It’s one of the most common WCAG 4.1.1 violations reported by automated accessibility testing tools such as aXe, and it can cause a fair share of problems for your users. It happens when more than one element on the webpage have the same ID attribute. People often ask me how these seemingly innocuous ambiguous…

M-Enabling 2016: Learn What’s Up in Mobile Accessibility

Next week is the 2016 M-Enabling Summit on mobile accessibility. Deque is pleased to return as a sponsor, and we hope you’ll stop by our booth, one of the many panels we’re participating in, and Monday night’s M-Enabling reception. We are especially excited about our schedule of panels this year: our CEO, Preety Kumar, and our Chief Product Officer, Dylan Barrell, will be participating in panels…

Free Access to Digital Accessibility Courses for People with Disabilities

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In honor of Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2016, we will now be offering scholarships for free access to our entire curriculum of Deque University online courses in web and digital accessibility for people with disabilities. Employment for people with disabilities is often difficult, with discrimination during the hiring process and barriers to employment all along the way, including barriers to acquiring the skills necessary for…