Accessibility and Auditing Websites in Real Time made with Google Slides PresentationArticle contains
  1. Agenda
  2. Presentation
Accessibility overlays - demystifying secretsArticle contains
  1. What accessibility overlay is?
  2. How does accessibility overlay work?
  3. How do I add widgets to accessibility?
  4. Can automated accessibility tools really fix all issues?
  5. Are accessibility overlays WCAG compliant?
  6. Is it possible for an overlay product to prevent the legal risk?
  7. Why do accessibility overlays often break page layout and behavior?
    1. Soft issues
    2. Hard issues
  8. Summary in bulletpoints
  9. Business perspective
  10. The recommended solution
  11. Other resources
Sitelint presentation at CSUN Assistive Technology ConferenceArticle contains
  1. Description
  2. Audience
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Sitelint presentation at CSUN Assistive Technology Conference

We’ll have the presentation An Approach to Real-Time, Client-Side Accessibility Audits at CSUN 2023 Conference .

Description

SiteLint is Google Analytics for Accessibility. The platform allows users to monitor and audit unlimited sites, in real-time, without crawling or auditing in specific time intervals. Users can collect results from real users, networks, and devices, which will improve significantly the remediation process by knowing which pages reported the most issues. This session will provide a demo of SiteLint and talk about the technical challenges overcome.

Audience

  • Higher Education
  • Information & Communications Technology
  • Government
  • Finance & Banking
  • Research & Development
The Next Generation of Automated Testing (A11yTalks - March 2023)Article contains
  1. Video presentation
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The Next Generation of Automated Testing (A11yTalks – March 2023)

We had the honor to present SiteLint at A11yTalks in March 2023 – the next generation of automated testing. The speaker (Cezary Tomczyk), the Founder of SiteLint, was talking about recalibrating the remediation process significantly, improving accessibility quality testing, and focusing on user behavior. We were discussing new technology and its unique approach that goes beyond crawling and analyzing data on the server side.

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How to record the screen with VoiceOver audio on your MacArticle contains
  1. Effortlessly Record Your Mac Screen with VoiceOver Audio
  2. A Step-by-Step Guide to Installing and Using QuickTime Player for Screen Recordings with VoiceOver
  3. Troubleshooting Tips: Why Isn't My Audio Recording?
    1. Could not kickstart service "com.apple.audio.coreaudiod": 1: Operation not permitted
  4. Recorded demonstration video
Accessibility and PerformanceArticle contains
  1. Unveiling user impacts: Understanding the relationship between Accessibility and Performance
  2. The technical side of Accessibility and Performance
  3. The power of Performance: How it influences Accessibility for users
  4. Optimizing for both Accessibility and Performance
  5. Conclusion: Balancing Accessibility and Performance for a better user experience
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Accessibility and Performance

Performance and accessibility are two important aspects of web development. Since they are related, optimising one might result in improvements in the other.

Web performance is all about making websites fast: loading, rendering, and interacting.

When pages load slowly or have a lot of content to load, the experience can be very clunky and unpleasant for all users. More resources to download also mean more data that needs to be transferred through the network and processed. Let’s explore the user and business impact and how this could be improved.

Accessibility focuses primarily on making websites usable for people with disabilities. However, many accessibility requirements also improve usability for everyone. For example, good color contrast means all users can see your content no matter what device they’re using or the lighting in their surroundings.

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3 simple tips to make text over image more readableArticle contains
  1. The importance of good contrast in making text over images readable
  2. Enhancing accessibility: Techniques for making text over images clearer
    1. Text shadow
    2. Text stroke
    3. Text shadow vs text stroke comparison
    4. Black solid layer with opacity
  3. Browsers that improve readability of text on images
  4. Recap and next steps
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3 simple tips to make text over image more readable

If you add text over an image, make sure there is enough contrast to make it readable. Subtle changes may be made to boost contrast without changing the overall aesthetic of the site.

The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) is an internationally recognized standard created by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), and WCAG calculates it as a ratio describing the relative luminance of the text and background.

Let’s then see 3 tips to make text over image accessibility better in HTML using CSS.

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Introducing Page To Speech feature using Web Speech APIArticle contains
  1. Major challenges
  2. Benefits
  3. What's Web Speech API?
  4. Limitations and drawbacks
  5. Browser compatibility
  6. Demo
  7. Feedback
  8. Additional resources
Browser keyboard navigation in macOSArticle contains
  1. Why can't I use my keyboard to move between links on macOS?
  2. The solution for enabling navigation through all focusable interactive elements
  3. Safari browser settings
Best practices for writing good alt textArticle contains
  1. Good and bad alt text example
  2. The alt text and what to include - best practice
  3. Supplemental information
  4. Usage scenarios
  5. Example code
  6. Final words