I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: Every experience is a conversation and those who design for that now will be well-positioned to succeed in the future of “headless UIs”.
The Best of the Internets
This is an excellent piece on why news orgs should be paying attention to accessibility… and why they aren’t:
[M]uch of the core technology for accessibility already exists … What’s holding accessibility back is design—and awareness.
A handy list of color contrast checkers and other tools.
Some updates from Luke on accessibility improvements on Google’s social network. Of note: “In the past year alone, we’ve found & fixed over 450 accessibility bugs.”
Keep up the great work!
Yet another awesome talk from Marcy Sutton on performance optimization and accessibility.
A nice writeup of the steps Twitter is making toward offering accessible images (and the steps you should take to participate).
Analytics tracking has never been my thing and the Google Analytics docs are frequently impenetrable for me. This post from Chris Coyier was quite accessible and easy to follow and has inspired me to do some more in-depth tracking on some of my own sites.
In case you need more convincing…
Some truly excellent advice here.
Poor keyboard accessibility of a website is one of the most damning and frustrating problems that faces people with disabilities and keyboard users alike.
User experience begins with content. Period.