Quick guide to what's new in WCAG 2.1 First Public Working Draft and How to Comment
Here's a table summarizing the new Success Criteria proposals for WCAG 2.1 and how to comment.
Should WCAG NEXT require conformance on MACOS
A passionate discussion sprung up on Twitter on whether WCAG Next should require conformance on MAC OS, here's the pros and cons of that
What are WCAG Success Criteria, and how to write them
A detailed article about what a WCAG Success Criteria is, and how they are written. This is useful for anyone trying to meet WCAG.
All Blog Articles
Testing, "How to" tips and testing results
Accessbility Discussion Topics
- Should WCAG 2.1, the next version of WCAG, require conformance on MAC OS
- What did WCAG do for people with low vision and cognitive disabilities
- Quick guide to what's new in WCAG 2.1 First Public Working Draft and How to Comment
- List of Proposed Success Criteria and Requirments for WCAG 2.1 as of Oct 27, 2016
- Long home pages, Smooth Scroll, and other animations
- My personal wish list for WCAG.NEXT
- Should shopping carts notify users who are blind that they have been updated.
- What are WCAG Success Criteria and how to write them?
- Should WCAG require all functionality on the site to work with a mouse/pointer in addition to existing keyboard requirements?
- Can the PDF Accessibility Checker ensure WCAG conformance?
- Unifying WCAG and PDF/UA for PDF Footers
- Should the accessibility industry revise the profile of a Keyboard-Only User
- CSUN: MathML Emerging Solutions
- Proposal for an HTML5 Footnote mechanism
- CSUN Talk 4 Hot Issues
- How well is Figcaption working for accessibility
"How To" Topics
- Make a heading in WordPress
- Making Math Accessible
- Make a table header row invisible
- An accessible expand-collapse mechanism
- When to use
alt=""to conform to WCAG
- Is a missing Title on an iframe a WCAG Failure?
- Ambiguous Link text options
- Long descriptions options
- Table Summary options
- Complex table options
We are often testing code and accessibility techniques in assistive technology and various browsers. Here's a links list archive of tests:
- Testing ARIA-LIVE with
- Review the funtional Evaluation Test cases of the automatic checker from the University of Illinois
- Inserting Content with CSS and testing Assistive Technology and APIs
- Test 2 labels pointing to one form field with palceholder aria-hidden toggles labels on off so only one is on at at time
- aria-describedby and placeholder: what happens to AccDescription
- aria-describedby and labelledby
- CSS Background images and CSS inline content
- Testing sub headings inside a
- Test the
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David MacDonald is a veteran WCAG member, co-editor of Using WAI ARIA in HTML5 and HTML5 Accessibility Task Force Member. Opinions are my own.
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