Personal site to archive accessibility-related learnings, mostly focused on technical implementations.

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VoiceOver and list-style-type: none

With that bit of additional CSS, we are able to return the list semantics for VoiceOver users without needing to touch the markup.

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You Might Not Need Web Components

UPDATE June 2018 – I would like to assume that, based on this post/ conversation, Google has updated the checkbox...

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How to Disable Links

UPDATE: A more recent version of this article was posted on CSS-Tricks: How to Disable Links. The topic of disabling...

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2016

Intro to Web Accessibility

Back in July, the fine folks at ForwardJS allowed me to give an "Intro to Web Accessibility" workshop. The workshop...

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JavaScript and Accessibility

There has been a lot of talk in the last couple of weeks about whether JavaScript is needed or not...

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Front-End (Over)Engineering

Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius — and a lot of courage to move in the opposite direction.

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Newest Browsers Vivaldi and Brave Missing Key Feature

Being two former co-founders of well-known browsers and releasing brand new ones that cater specifically to user needs are not the only things in common. Unfortunately, these browser are also not

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F@*K Your Code of Conduct

I have to be honest and say that I totally don't get the trend around Code of Conduct declarations for...

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My Acceptance Speech

I've had the great fortune of being able to stand on the shoulders of giants, whom have allowed me to reach such great heights.

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What Nobody Ever Told Me About Accessible Forms

Nobody ever explained to me why/ how this actually made a form accessible, but understanding why makes this even more important to get right. The answer lies in how screen readers handle interaction via keyboard.

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