|Denise (denise) wrote,|
@ 2013-01-31 11:56 pm UTC
|Entry tags:||a11y, talks|
Web Accessibility for the 21st Century
This is the table of contents for the resource package, which contains:
- 31 Quick Techniques to Make Your Site More Accessible: a text-only version of the 31 tips provided in the talk itself, so you don't have to mess around with transcribing them.
- Further Reading: A list of resources, further reading, and Useful Sites.
- Writing Useful Alt Text: An exercise for you to practice with! A handful of images, each presented with two different bits of text. Write the alt text for each image in each context.
- Writing Alt Text: Answers (and not-answers): My own answers to that exercise, and my reasoning for why -- these aren't definitive, because there are many different ways of doing it, but you can compare my answers with your own.
- Inaccessible (and annoying) Websites: A discussion in dw_accessibility where people name off examples of particularly inaccessible websites (and why they're inaccessible). I wound up not having time to fit that into this tutorial, but you can browse the comments and see the examples!
- Assistive Tech (semi-) Poll: A while back, we wound up asking people to comment in dw_accessibility with information about what assistive technology they use. The answers are fascinating, and demonstrate the wide variety of assistive tech out there.
- And dw_accessibility in general: this is the community for our accessibility project team, and you can read through both the general accessibility-related discussions and also see some examples of how we solicit accessibility-related feedback and design features to be as accessible as possible.
If you have any questions that I didn't answer in the talk, or want to share some resources (or success stories after you go implement some of the advice!) please do comment!