10+ Best Articles on a11y
The most useful articles on a11y from around the web—beginners to advanced—curated by thought leaders and our community. We focus on timeless pieces and update the list whenever we discover new, must-read articles or videos—make sure to bookmark and revisit this page.
Top 5 a11y Articles
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- Designing for accessibility is not that hard
- Web Accessibility: A Reference to Creating Inclusive Websites
- Building the Woke Web: Web Accessibility, Inclusion & Social Justice
- The Myths of Color Contrast Accessibility
- UI Case study: state styles of card component with accessibility in mind
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Web Accessibility: A Reference to Creating Inclusive Websites
Learn to create inclusive websites with this comprehensive guide on web accessibility, ensuring a user-friendly experience for all visitors.
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5 most annoying website features I face as a blind person every single day
For blind and visually impaired people like me, accessibility is the difference between us being able to use a website and clicking off it. How screen readers work Screen readers allow blind and…
Please, stop disabling zoom
posted on May 5., 2022 I know that you’re not supposed to tell people what to do, but in this particular case I’m really tempted because recently I’ve noticed that a lot of websites are preventing…
Building the Woke Web: Web Accessibility, Inclusion & Social Justice
From banking to civil services to education, the Internet intersects every part of our lives in a way that was unthinkable 20 years ago. And yet the web remains inaccessible to vast swathes of peop…
A small project debunking common accessibility myths.
What I Learned by Relearning HTML
I’ve worked on websites for several years, both professionally and for side projects. One day, I reflected on the fact that all of my web development education had come from actually making websites.…
These are some of the most-read long-form articles on a11y.
Programming Sass to Create Accessible Color Combinations
We are always looking to make the web more accessible. Color contrast is just math, so Sass can help cover edge cases that designers might have missed.
Vox Product Accessibility Guidelines
Make sure there is enough contrast between text and its background color According to the WCAG, the contrast ratio between text and the text’s background should be at least 4.5 to 1. If your font is…
Designing for accessibility is not that hard
Seven easy-to-implement guidelines to design a more accessible web ❤️
UI Case study: state styles of card component with accessibility in mind
Designing different state style will provide intuitive and delightful user experience as well as the accessibility to everyone.
The Myths of Color Contrast Accessibility
There's a growing demand for designers to make their interfaces accessible to all users. It's important to accommodate users with disabilities...
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Smashing Magazine 🇺🇦 🏳️🌈
An online magazine for designers and web developers. Questions? We've got your back: @SmashingSupport, @SmashingConf. Curated by Iris, Vitaly and the team.
Curated stories on user experience, usability, and product design. By @fabriciot and @caioab.
The A11Y Project
A community-driven effort to make digital accessibility easier. #a11y. Also find us on Mastodon at: https://a11y.info/@thea11yproject
Supporting the future of design and technology
Design system consultant, web designer, speaker, writer, musician, & artist. Author of Atomic Design. Mastadon: http://mastodon.social/@brad_frost
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