Accessibility for Mobile Web: Improving Color Contrast

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Color contrast is a hot topic in the area of accessibility testing. And often overlooked, are accessibility color contrast best practices specific to mobile web. Let's start by diving into the web content accessibility guidelines, also known as WCAG, and the success criterion related to contrast minimum. We will also dive into things web designers should keep in mind when designing and review which tools… Continue Reading Accessibility for Mobile Web: Improving Color Contrast

Understanding WCAG 2.1 – Reviewing Mobile Success Criteria

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Hi, everyone! I'm back to talk more about WCAG 2.1 and its latest December 7th working draft. Our focus today will be on the ten new success criterion related to accessibility for mobile devices. In our previous sessions, we've gone in detail on low vision and cognitive, but now it's time to dive into the mobile success criteria. Feel free to follow along with the video below:… Continue Reading Understanding WCAG 2.1 – Reviewing Mobile Success Criteria

Understanding WCAG 2.1 – Reviewing Cognitive Success Criteria

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Hello, everyone! We are back on our accessibility adventure through WCAG 2.1, the seventh public working draft! This draft was published on December seventh by the W3C. Our focus today is going to be on the success criteria that are coming up as proposals in WCAG 2.1 that are focused on the needs of people with cognitive disabilities. In our last episode, we talked about… Continue Reading Understanding WCAG 2.1 – Reviewing Cognitive Success Criteria

Understanding WCAG 2.1 – Reviewing Low Vision Success Criteria

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Hi, everyone! I'm back to talk more about WCAG 2.1 and its latest December 7th working draft. We actually had a separate recording of this video ready to go, but since latest version, there have been a few changes so we have an up-to-date video ready for you. This video focuses on low vision and offers a brief overview of the other topics that we'll… Continue Reading Understanding WCAG 2.1 – Reviewing Low Vision Success Criteria

Understanding WCAG 2.1: What to Expect

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Here we are on a quest to answer the question "What is WCAG 2.1?" My intention is to address this in a few posts. You might find some added context in my first post about the history of WCAG.  As a contributor to W3C's Accessibility Guidelines Working Group, helping to craft the next version of WCAG 2.1. let's talk more here about what to expect… Continue Reading Understanding WCAG 2.1: What to Expect

Understanding WCAG 2.1: A History of WCAG

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What is WCAG 2.1? Ooo that's an exciting question. I'd like to address it in parts if you don't mind. My name is Glenda "The Goodwitch" Sims and I've been in the field of accessibility since before 2000. Right now, I have the great privilege of being an active member of the Accessibility Guidelines Working Group at the W3C. That's what I do as a… Continue Reading Understanding WCAG 2.1: A History of WCAG

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