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Accessibility Myths

A small project debunking common accessibility myths.

Adaptive, accessible and automated colour for Design Systems

The creation of our Design System’s colour palette was like many others; we began by auditing and then standardising a set of functional colours.

Google's incredible 'Look to Speak' app now works with more languages

Allowing you to use nothing but your eyes to communicate, if everything else fails.

Your CSS is an interface

The more we move these kinds of concerns into the abstract, the more obscure and inaccessible they become.

How Designers Can Prevent User Errors

There are lots of practical ways designers can help users avoid mistakes.

Let’s talk about Native HTML Tabs

An update from one year of Open UI’s Tabvengers.

One last time: custom styling radio buttons and checkboxes

What’s necessary to directly restyle radios and checkboxes?

The effect of CSS on screen readers

We can find a lot of information about how badly written HTML can affect the screen readers, but there is almost nothing about CSS.

HTMHell special: tasty buttons

A collection of bad practices in HTML, copied from real websites.

Accessibility Maze

A fun way to learn about web accessibility challenges and solutions.

The Button Cheat Sheet

Do you need a button for your next project but you’re not sure about the right markup? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered!

Hocus :focus

A keyboard navigation horror game. Find the 🎃 pumpkin.

Accessibility for E-Commerce: 3 Best Practices For Navigational Links

73% of sites have links that may be inaccessible to users with visual impairments and others aided by screen readers.

Buttons vs. Links

Should some links look like buttons, or should some buttons look like links?

Huetone: Make colors accessible

Use LCH color space to come up with predictable and accessible color palettes.

Myths about Web Accessibility

Web Accessibility is a must in every web development project, yet it seems to remain a mystery for many web developers.

Involving Users With Disabilities in Your Accessibility Efforts

Accessibility is first and foremost about people, not about standards and compliance.

Access Guide

Access Guide is a friendly introduction to digital accessibility based on WCAG 2.1 (web content accessibility guidelines).

Colorblind Accessibility Manifesto

Before designing a website, ask if your design choices consider the needs of people with color blindness.

Accessible Palette: stop using HSL for color systems

Accessible Palette is an app for building color systems with consistent lightness and predictable contrast ratios across color levels.