SVG Graphics are great in general because they are both dynamic and also very small. This means you can have a large image "visually" yet the actual size in bytes will be quite small. Much smaller than any other image type. Also, as they are vector based, you can increase the size visually and you won't get that "stretched" and "pixelated" look and feel.
Some of the key accessibility standards you should be aware of as you start your accessibility journey.
What's the best practice advice for ensuring glossary terms within a page are accessible to those using assistive technology? When I add a glossary term to a word, the screen reader will read the word as a link and then you can use the keyboard to open that glossary text box. However, this method doesn't recognise the glossary link when using the screen reader to search the hierarchy of the page. I've also tried adding a lightbox action to a word as a glossary pop-up. This is recognised by th...
Jenny Wincek joins #IDIODC to talk about the Trusted Tester program, as well as some of the basics of 508 and WCAG compliance, and why accessibility is important.
As pioneers in standards-based publishing and web accessibility for the last 20 years, our commitment has a proven track record. We've been innovating with accessibility before it was "required" and when doing so was particularly challenging (e.g., Pre-WCAG 2). We made this decision because we felt and still feel that it was and is the right thing to do for the learning community.
.Gov site with great resources regarding color and accessibility
These tools help with understanding problems with color blindness and contrast and preventing these problems with your content.