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Month: May 2016

Summary of Global Accessibility Awareness Day

May 23, 2016 • Srinivasu Chakravarthula

We have posted a few posts to mark Global Accessibility Awareness Day and we continue to put in efforts to raise awareness about accessibility. Besides, here is a quick Summary of Global Accessibility Awareness Day. At Informatica Informatica has hosted an internal awareness event to its employees. Event includes a presentation on accessibility in general… Finish Reading “Summary of Global Accessibility Awareness Day”

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Colours with Good Contrast – Accessibility Tips

May 19, 2016 • Srinivasu Chakravarthula

Today colours play a big role in design. It’s important to ensure that there is sufficient contrast between foreground and background. For regular text, there should be minimum ratio of 4.5:1. Be especially careful while dealing with light color shades of gray, orange and yellow WCAG Success Criteria: 1.4.3 Contrast (minimum) Level AA Understanding 1.4.3… Finish Reading “Colours with Good Contrast – Accessibility Tips”

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Heading Structure – Accessibility Tips

May 18, 2016 • Srinivasu Chakravarthula

Right heading structure improves user experience and provide easy access to content. It’s essential to mark up using real HTML heading mark-up and not just styling as headings. Often times some developers make text bold, increase font size for headings instead using real HTML mark-up. Why is it essential to use real heading mark-up? When… Finish Reading “Heading Structure – Accessibility Tips”

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W3C’s WAI Calls for Review of Web Accessibility Perspectives videos

May 18, 2016 • Srinivasu Chakravarthula

We all know it’s challenging to raise awareness about accessibility. Some people get inspired and covert but many still resist keeping myths in mind. As it’s is known that injecting myth is far more easier than injecting truth and reality. Education and Outreach Working Group of World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) has recently put together… Finish Reading “W3C’s WAI Calls for Review of Web Accessibility Perspectives videos”

Accessibility Resources for Developers

May 12, 2016 • Srinivasu Chakravarthula

While we add content to our a11y resources page, to mark Global Accessibility Awareness Day, here is a quick list of some cool resources for Developers. Web Content Accessibility Guidelines – lists complete WCAG specification How to meet WCAG 2.0 – a customization quick reference to WCAG Accessible Rich Internet Applications (ARIA) – a friend… Finish Reading “Accessibility Resources for Developers”

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Accessibility round-up Week 1, May 2016

May 6, 2016 • Srinivasu Chakravarthula

After some gap, we are back with Accessibility round-up. Here is stuff for this week Accessibility by design – IBM [Video] Command line Accessibility Tools Accessibility Testing with NVDA Screen reader by Deque [Video] Events Across the world to mark Global Accessibility Awareness Day on May 19, 2016 7 things every designer needs to know… Finish Reading “Accessibility round-up Week 1, May 2016”

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