What Is Tab Focus? Users who access webpages or other content using keyboard navigation use the tab key to move between interactive elements. These elements should be toggled through in the order in which they appear on the document or web page. When an interactive element is selected, or “focused”, there should be a visual […]
3 Things to Love About WCAG 2.2
Web accessibility, at its core, is about addressing the potential difficulties associated with using the web for people with disabilities. However, many of the solutions and standards prescribed to address these difficulties make the web a better place for everyone. Standardizing certain aspects of web design makes the web a more intuitive place. There’s […]
Answers to Common Questions About Alt Text
What is Alt Text? Alt text is an attribute added to an image to tell the browser what is contained in the image. This is important for accessibility—ensuring users on assistive devices understand the context and contents of the image. Alt text can also act as a fallback if the image is unable to render […]
Dark Mode, Contrast, and Battery Life
Some people show up at their preferred coffee shop with a power brick for their laptop in one pocket and a USB hub for their other devices in the other. Others show up with just a laptop and a dream, casually sipping an Oat Milk Latte as the last 10% of their battery’s charge ticks […]
How is WCAG 2.1 different from WCAG 2.0?
WCAG 2.1 adds some important guidelines to WCAG 2.0. This article will give an overview of a few of these added guidelines. In particular, we will look at the guidelines added to make the web more mobile-friendly. We will also look at some of the guidelines directed toward users with cognitive and learning disabilities. A complete list […]
What is ePub 3?
What is an ePub? ePub is a dynamic, widely supported format for eBooks. The ePub format gained popularity over the years by offering a more flexible reading experience than other, more static formats like PDF. That’s because ePubs are actually made up of the same code that is used to create websites. ePub files are […]