Quick Tip: Complex fonts Simple text is much easier to recognize and read than complex fonts (such as cursive or script fonts). Use complex fonts sparingly and do not use them for long sections of text. [JEBS’s note: People with disabilities who use Assistive Technology (AT) will frequently use customized… Continue Reading Accessibility Tip – February 2022
Quick Tip: ARIA Overuse ARIA should only be used where native HTML falls short. If it can be built without ARIA, it should be. Using ARIA only when it’s needed is the best way to keep a site easily maintainable and optimally accessible. The monthly Web Accessibility Tip comes from… Continue Reading Accessibility Tip – January 2022
I have received announcements of two new websites this past week, both of which are related COVID-19 responses and resources, and both of which use one of the many “accessibility plugin/widget/add-on overlays”. Both new sites are promoted as “fully accessible” and of course neither are. One used a widget call… Continue Reading Accessibility Overlays – Make them stop!