Giving a damn about accessibility
Sheri Byrne-Haber wrote this free practical handbook for designers about
(PDF and audio versions)
Making a Palette Accessible
When a designer revises an existing corporate palette for accessibility, the real challenge is to sell it to stakeholders. The Designer Colin Shanley shares his insights about testing a color palette for accessibility and how to persuade stakeholders to adopt the changes.
Illustration: Colin Shanley
Inclusive Design Principles
It's just good to remember the Inclusive Design Principles. It's all about designing for all of us.
Learn How to Build Accessible Web Apps
Wow that is a super nice initiative! Marcy Sutton offers a free six weeks email course to help you building and testing accessible web applications.
By the way, we need to make this website accessible
JoLynne Martinez, like many developers or designers, heard about web accessibility only once in the field. Her story reflects the common experience met by people who want to start doing accessible code or design: finding some help and resources adapted for beginners.
Simple things are complicated: making a show password option
A good article showing the complexity behind a design pattern that everyone thinks is super simple. I also appreciate the article explains what solutions the team chose to keep the form secured.
Figma: Accessible Form Fields
If only I found this component earlier! This Figma component designed by Tom Reinert will help you to design accessible forms: its initial contrast ratio is Level AA and has easily recognizable states.
Blind people don’t visit my website.
Rian Rietveld, an accessibility specialist, asked to non-disabled people what are their greatest frustrations and hurdles are while using the web. Spoiler alert: everyone benefits from an accessible web!
Disabled buttons suck
Disabled buttons create a lousy user experience and often create a big barrier for people with disabilities. Let's see what to do instead that will benefit to all users.