The lesser-known cousin of the Technical Debt, the design debt gathers all the good design concepts or solutions that were skipped in order to reach short-term goals. Like usability tests, an out of date design system and... accessibility that has been neglected!
In this Axe-Con virtual conference, Anna Cook, Senior Product Designer speaks about how to audit components for accessibility issues from design to code using plugins, best practices, and testing tools.
The Designer and A11Y advocate, Eric Bailey shows how to enable Voice Control and explains how to design for it. This article is also a great reminder about the importance of labelling buttons and icons!
The Atkinson Hyperlegible font a new typeface was designed with a greater
legibility and readability for low vision readers. The Braille Institute has the
generosity to make it free for anyone to use.
By the way, A11y Toolbox uses for the body content the Atkinson Hyperlegible!
An interesting article about how providing designers accessibility tools have helped them to apply their knowledge and develop a greater understanding of accessibility.
Masking passwords is an old practice that’s commonly implemented in sign-up and log-in forms. But masking passwords doesn't even increase security, but it costs your company business due to login failures.