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uxdesign.cc

How will long-Covid change the accessibility landscape?

Long-Covid manifests in different ways with different people.

a11yproject.com

Quick tip: Everyday Accessibility

Make your social media, digital document, and multimedia content more accessible with these quick and practical steps.

christianheilmann.com

The accessibility stalemate

A lot of excellent accessibility advice never gets distributed beyond the initial audience.

baselinehq.com

This Colorblind Designer Says: Please Stop Using Red And Green Together

Colorblindness affects around 1 in 100 people. So why are so many interfaces still problematic for colorblind users, and how can designers help?

wsj.com

Web Designers Grapple With Downside to Flashy Animation: Motion Sickness

Web animations make some users sick. Companies are designing antidotes.

accessguide.io

Access Guide

Access Guide is a friendly introduction to digital accessibility based on WCAG 2.1

christianheilmann.com

The unseen benefits of accessibility

A few days ago I posted a graph I found some time ago that jokingly explained the benefits of subtitles in movies and tweeted about it.

uxdesign.cc

Accessible design: How much motion is too much motion?

A process breakdown of how to create Accessibility compliant interaction design within a framework.

bootcamp.uxdesign.cc

How to document accessibility as a UX designer

When I first started working at Qualtrics two years ago, no one was really talking about software accessibility or inclusive design.

a11yproject.com

Fixing contrast issues, on your own site and elsewhere

Insufficient text contrast is the most common accessibility issue on websites today. Fix them on your own site, or elsewhere, with a new extension.

colinoakley.medium.com

The web we choose to build

Principles for user-centered front-end development

ericwbailey.design

Don’t use custom CSS mouse cursors

While a custom CSS cursor may seem flashy and fun, consider that it may present a significant, unnecessary barrier to access.

a11y-collective.com

The perfect link

There’s more to a link than just a clickable word or image. So, how do you create the perfect link?

uxdesign.cc

Inclusive UX in an era of anxiety

Accessibility continues to be an important topic across multiple industries, yet mental health and anxiety don’t often immediately come to mind.

testingaccessibility.com

Learn How to Build Accessible Web Apps with Marcy Sutton

Ensuring your application is accessible requires a mindset shift— not just for you as a developer, but also for your designers.

medium.com

Ravi Vasavan: Designing for Deaf Power

This Deaf London-based designer works on visual and verbal identity for brands across digital platforms to feature the work of Deaf Black creatives.

uxdesign.cc

Giving a damn about accessibility

A candid and practical handbook for designers.

smashingmagazine.com

Frustrating Design Patterns That Need Fixing: Birthday Picker

Too often birthday input is inaccessible, slow and cumbersome to use. Let's fix it.

web.dev

Best practices for cookie notices

Learn about how cookie notices affect performance, performance measurement, and UX.

css-tricks.com

Exploring color-contrast() for the first time.

I saw in the release notes for Safari Technical Preview 122 that it has support for a color-contrast() function in CSS.