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Accessibility of Digital Payments

May 21, 2017 • Srinivasu Chakravarthula

This is a presentation have done on the eve of Global Accessibility Awareness Day at PayPal on 18th May 2017. Contents1 Slides2 Full Text3 Photos Slides Full Text Full text is work in progress and will be available soon. Apologies – just in midst of too many happenings, couldn’t write full text on time as… Finish Reading “Accessibility of Digital Payments”

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WAI – ARIA Landmark navigation extension

May 15, 2017 • Srinivasu Chakravarthula

Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) of W3C, a few years ago, introduced landmark roles (also known as landmarks”) for easy navigation of web page. An introduction to ARIA landmark roles: The purpose of this technique is to provide programmatic access to sections of a web page. Landmark roles (or “landmarks”) programmatically identify sections of a page.… Finish Reading “WAI – ARIA Landmark navigation extension”

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Tips for developers: Get your website teted for accessibility – Part 2 – Operable

May 9, 2017 • Srinivasu Chakravarthula

This is Part 2 of 4 parts on how a developer should get their website or application tested for accessibility. Objective of this series is to provide easy method of accessibility testing to developers so that they can test as they code. This is how we would achive accessibility right at the development and design… Finish Reading “Tips for developers: Get your website teted for accessibility – Part 2 – Operable”

A quick accessibility review: Swiggy iOS App

April 24, 2017 • Srinivasu Chakravarthula

Swiggy is an online portal using which one can order food from restaurants around and food will be delivered through their executive. When Madhu Singhal, Founder of Mitra Jyothi told me that she needs to use Swiggy but its app on iOS is not accessible using VoiceOver that prompted me do a quick accessibility review… Finish Reading “A quick accessibility review: Swiggy iOS App”

Schedule a call to get started with Digital Accessibility

April 21, 2017 • Srinivasu Chakravarthula

Now-a-days, there is a positive momentum about accessibility and businesses would want to make their products accessible. But challenge for many is that they do not know where to start and how to go about. To mark 6th edition of Global Accessibility Awareness Day, I have decided to spend sometime with people who would like… Finish Reading “Schedule a call to get started with Digital Accessibility”

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Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2017 – Let’s raise awareness about accessibility

April 12, 2017 • Srinivasu Chakravarthula

6th edition of Global Accessibility Awareness Day will be observed on 18th May, 2017. As always, this is one such event that success of the event does not get measured by it’s size or format but by impact that event could create. Thanks to Prakat Solutions Inc.,, here is a quick video of my opening… Finish Reading “Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2017 – Let’s raise awareness about accessibility”

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Tip for Developers: Get your website tested for accessibility -Part 1 Perceivable

April 10, 2017 • Srinivasu Chakravarthula

Quite often, I receive emails from non-profit organizations asking if I can help them with accessibility testing for their newly built website. I also see most of them do not get built accessibility in mind though many of them are for organizations who offer services to people with disabilities. This post illustrate a few tips… Finish Reading “Tip for Developers: Get your website tested for accessibility -Part 1 Perceivable”

Accessibility Conformance Testing (ACT) Rules Format 1.0 First Public Working Draft is now available

April 10, 2017 • Srinivasu Chakravarthula

Accessibility Testing is critical for ensuring accessibility of any product. Similar to any other testing e.g. performance, functional etc., quality is an essential component for accessibility testing too! Accessibility Guidelines Working Group has published First Public Working Draft of Accessibility Conformance Testing (ACT) Rules Format 1.0 and accepting comments and feedback by 5th May, 2017.… Finish Reading “Accessibility Conformance Testing (ACT) Rules Format 1.0 First Public Working Draft is now available”

Accessibility Review: Paytm web interface

March 28, 2017 • Srinivasu Chakravarthula

Paytm is one of the largest digital wallets being used today. Paytm is one thing that gets accepted almost everywhere including small businesses like grocery stores, vegetable vendors etc., Also, Paytm enable users to purchase wide range of merchandise, book tickets for bus, train, fight etc., make utility payments such as electricity, DTH, mobile, landline,… Finish Reading “Accessibility Review: Paytm web interface”

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 First Public Working Draft has been published – have your say!

March 1, 2017 • Srinivasu Chakravarthula

It was in 2008, Web Accessibility Initiative Group of W3C has announced Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 as a candid recommendation. Since then, there has beena lot of of improvements and changes in technologies. For more than a year now, Accessibility Guidelines Working Group have been working hard to introduce extended version of WCAG… Finish Reading “Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 First Public Working Draft has been published – have your say!”