Accessibility is on the rise (again) and there are some really decent write-ups on the topic.
Last update: (13/8/15)
In no particular order, these are some post you must read:
- Everything you need to remember in one place: The Accessibility Cheatsheet.
- Heydon Pickering explains the code behind some real life ARIA implementations in practical ARIA code examples.
- Make your UX accessible with the
aria-label, also by Heydon.
- The people of Khan Academy released a tool to help out with identifying accessibility issues. It highlights wrong or lacking implementations and even suggest solutions!
- You can now check for issues through the command line and PhatomJS, with pa11y.
- Deque released aXe (The Accessibility Engine, a tool that integrates with existing unit tests to help you catch issues early on.
- A great article appeared on Medium that explains how to enhance the accessibility of forms almost effortlessly.
- Check how your site looks like to people with low vision.
- AcceCSS is a Sass mixin that helps you check things like contrast and layout zones and that can also emulate common colorblindness types.
- The WAI ARIA Stylesheet is a browser bookmarklet that reformats an HTML page to approximate how a page is perceived by assistive technology.
- http://zone.github.io/zwag/ — Easy lookup for the Web Accessibility Guidelines.
You can find even more great links on Accessibility Wins.