Diigo Bookmarks 03/15/2020
- Using the HTML title attribute - Updated March 2020 | TPG - The Accessibility Experts
"If you want to hide content from mobile and tablet users as well as assistive tech users and keyboard only users, use the title attribute."
- 16 Things to Improve Your Website Accessibility (Checklist) | WebsiteSetup.org
"1. Crowded pages with too much content - 66% 2. reCAPTCHA tests - 59% 3. Poor legibility (contrast, text layout) 56% 4. The distraction of moving images and graphics - 53% 5. Poor link information - 59% (77% for screen reader users) 6. Form filling 56%"
- Modal vs Page: A Decision Making Framework - UX Planet
"Deciding whether to use a modal is difficult, and further complicated when you're trying to determine what's best for the user, rather than what's easiest for the designer."
- Many podcast episodes won't play in web browsers later this year
"Don't panic. The vast majority of podcast episodes are available over HTTPS, even if their canonical locations don't begin with https://. If your audio files are hosted on a modern, reputable hosting provider, you're probably fine."
- Setting Height And Width On Images Is Important Again -- Smashing Magazine
"Thanks to some recent changes in browsers, it's now well worth setting width and height attributes on your images to prevent layout shifts and improve the experience of your site visitors."
- CSS Viewport Units
"When a layout is zoomed in/out, the elements with viewport units won't scale as you might expect. This will cause an issue to users who rely on zoom to browse the web."
- The performance benefits of Variable Fonts - UX Collective
"Even if you consider the slightly larger file sizes, when combined with improved font compression formats like WOFF2, font subsetting and font loading techniques like font-display: swap; we end up in a situation where we can still get smaller overall font file sizes as well as a significant increase in stylistic opportunity."
- Variable fonts: Is the performance trade-off worth it? - LogRocket Blog
"Right now, the performance trade-off of variable fonts is more of a theoretical question than a practical one. Since the vast majority of fonts don't have both a static and a variable version, in reality, we don't usually have a choice."