18 COMMENTs
JavaScript
Aurelio De Rosa, Mar 03

Talking Web Pages and the Speech Synthesis API

This article introduces the Speech Synthesis API, and shows how it is used to make talking web pages.
57 COMMENTs
Design & UX
Gian Wild, Feb 20

Making Accessible Links: 15 Golden Rules For Developers

If links are what makes the web special, it's up to us to make sure they work for everyone! Gian delivers the last word in accessible links .
8 COMMENTs
Design & UX
Shaumik Daityari, Feb 10

Web Accessibility: Tools and Considerations

Some common pitfalls along with some tools to help when evaluating a website's accessibility.
18 COMMENTs
Design & UX
Alex Hall, Feb 05

Rethinking Links: The Search for a Better HREF

After Georgina's piece questioning Sparkicons, Alex Hall has been thinking about linking. Here, he lays out his solution to better links. Read on.
3 COMMENTs
JavaScript
Shaumik Daityari, Jan 29

Introducing an Accessible Accordion Widget

This article introduces the a11yAccordion project, an open source accordion widget that meets accessibility standards.
4 COMMENTs
Design & UX
Steven Clark, Dec 23

Ethical Dilemmas in Web Accessibility

4 COMMENTs
HTML & CSS
Ian Oxley, Dec 17

HTML5 Form Validation

A walkthrough in validating a simple booking form by using the Constraint API, and keep an eye on how you can make sure your forms stay accessible too.
Design & UX
James Edwards, Oct 16

We Can't Rely on Color

James considers the flat UI design trend in accessibility terms, and especially how it affects the use of color to convey information.
9 COMMENTs
HTML & CSS
Kerry Butters, Sep 04

An Introduction to HTML5 Boilerplate

30 COMMENTs
Design & UX
Craig Buckler, Sep 02

How to Add Fat-Free Social Buttons to Your Pages

Craig shows how to add social sharing buttons to your page for Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and Linked in without requiring the networks' monolithic JavaScript libraries.
Design & UX
James Edwards, Aug 19

Best Practice for Code Examples

James takes a hard look at code examples and the common problems they have, to try to establish some best practice for how they should be done.
14 COMMENTs
Design & UX
James Edwards, Jul 30

When Do Elements Take the Focus?

James discovers how focus behavior is not as simple as he thought, and that modern browsers have been changing the rules.
9 COMMENTs
Design & UX
Georgina Laidlaw, Jul 18

Should Your Site be Written in Plain English?

People love elaborate, over-the-top, multisyllabic, hyperbolic language, don't they? Especially when they're thinking of buying something online. Or, suggests Georgina Laidlaw, not.
JavaScript
James Edwards, Jun 26

Improving Usability With Extra Navigation Keys

When handling keyboard events, most scripts stick to a core accessible set, but there are other keystrokes you might consider to improve usability.
3 COMMENTs
Entrepreneur
Craig Buckler, Jun 24

Don't Forget Your Redirects!

Are you in the process of upgrading your website? Have you considered a redirect process? No? Craig explains all...
22 COMMENTs
Mobile
Craig Buckler, May 31

7 Ways to Improve Your Responsive Web Design Approach

Using Responsive Web Design techniques may be cheap, but is it easy? Craig provides seven tips for designers and developers considering their next site layout...
7 COMMENTs
HTML & CSS
James Edwards, May 29

Is Generated Content Actually Content?

James looks at examples of how CSS generated content is used, as well as practical details of how it's implemented in browsers and assistive technologies, to draw the broad conclusion that generated content isn't content at all.
7 COMMENTs
Design & UX
James Edwards, Apr 29

Accessible Audio Descriptions for HTML5 Video

James describes a simple but surprisingly effective technique, for synchronising multiple media sources, in order to add accessible audio descriptions to an existing video.
2 COMMENTs
Design & UX
Ricky Onsman, Apr 08

Global Accessibility Awareness Day

Global Accessibility Awareness Day
12 COMMENTs
Design & UX
Mike Ritter, Mar 25

Don't Hijack My Browser

Mike Ritter asks web developers to not implement functionality that prevents people with disabilites from being able to use their sites.
33 COMMENTs
HTML & CSS
Craig Buckler, Feb 08

Introducing the New HTML5 <main> Element

There's a new HTML5 element for you to play with. Craig looks at what the <main> tag will do for you and your pages.
43 COMMENTs
Design & UX
Gian Wild, Feb 07

CAPTCHA: Inaccessible to Everyone

CAPTCHA: Inaccessible to Everyone
Design & UX
Rob Ballou, Nov 26

Section 508: Uncle Sam's Guide To Web Accessibility

If you've ever worked on a US federal government web site, you've probably encountered Section 508 law for web accessibility. In this article, Rob wades through the jargon to deliver the tips you need to ensure the sites you build are compliant.
Design & UX
Kevin Yank, Oct 03

Derek Featherstone: Accessibility is More Than Compliance

Derek Featherstone has forged a name for himself as an author, speaker, and web accessibility expert. In this interview, he explains to SitePoint's Kevin Yank what it means to develop an accessible web site “beyond compliance.”