Diigo Bookmarks 12/04/2019
- Meet "Inclusive Components": Accessible, Bulletproof Front-End Patterns -- Smashing Magazine
"The book examines 12 common interface patterns -- accordions, tables, modals, notifications, tabs, toggles, and everything in-between -- through the lens of inclusion."
- Bruce Lawson's personal site : The 4 minute business case for accessible online shopping
"Accessibility made the UK national TV news yesterday, hot on the heels of a report The business case for inclusive design by the UK disability charity Scope, which shows that around 50% of disabled people couldn't buy something online that they wanted."
- Taking Accessibility Beyond Compliance - 24 Accessibility
"Compliance is good. However, it focuses on rules and laws, not the individuals most impacted by the degree of accessibility we achieve. I suggest not resting on one's laurels because you are viewed as compliant to WCAG 2.1 Level AA."
- Future Accessibility Guidelines--for People Who Can't Wait to Read Them ◆ 24 ways
"the W3C hope to release another minor update (WCAG 2.2) in November 2020. However, they also have a Task Force working on produce major new guidelines with wider scope (more people, more technologies) and fewer limitations (easier to understand, easier to use) in November 2022."
- Having a Little Fun With Custom Focus Styles | CSS-Tricks
"You can start by removing the default browser outline by selecting the focused state of the element and applying outline: none. Then, you may choose from each of the options ahead to replace it"
- The problem with dropdown fields (and what you should use instead) | Design Smarts
"We talked about size as an advantage, but it can also be a disadvantage. The downside of a smaller input is that it visually communicates "this isn't important". This can cause our brain to scan right over it and not register that it's even there. Another possible reason is that dropdowns look like they're already complete."