Accessibility expertise can help you stand out from the crowd
Marcy Sutton writes about accessibility jobs at specialized companies and in the mainstream.
A Testing Strategy for Accessibility in New Apps
Marcy Sutton shares a strategy for testing components and applications in the early stages of development.
Clarifying Color Contrast & Font Size Guidelines
Clarifying WCAG guidelines for color contrast and font size using an example from the Design Thinking & People Skills workshop from Testing Accessibility.
Bringing Together Keyboard-only and Click-based UI Tests with keyboard-testing-library
keyboard-testing-library by Grunet is an extension to Testing Library that allows you to reduce duplication when writing accessibility unit tests.
Watch my Live Accessibility Review of KEXP.org
Watch as Marcy Sutton uses manual testing and DevTools to identify accessibility issues as part of a live Testing Accessibility workshop.
Thoughts on Accessibility Certification
How does training from the Testing Accessibility workshops compare to IAAP Web Accessibility Specialist (WAS) certification?
Screen Reader Myths and Misconceptions
Who uses screen readers, which ones they use, and how screen readers work all have their own misconceptions.
Accessibility Testing vs. Accessibility Auditing
There’s a lot of crossover between the techniques, tools, and resources involved in determining the accessibility of a web application.
Alleviating a common testing struggle
One of the common sticking points I’ve seen is developers not being sure where testing would be most effective
Where are you on the accessibility testing continuum?
Accessibility isn’t just adding markup with the proper elements and roles or having tests that pass. (”Testing the right thing” is a whole topic on its own)
Now is the Best Time to Start
As new people enter the industry. It’s vital that we teach best accessibility practices so that the applications of the future are accessible from the start.
What's your Accessibility Origin Story? Here's Mine.
We weren’t only making sites that fulfilled requirements for conformance. We were instead making sites that disabled people could use.
Accessibility-focused Test Driven Development
Think about how the small pieces of your applications should behave for accessibility, then write tests to make sure they do.
The Implications of Client-Side Routing
The Importance of Accessible Naming
Use semantic HTML elements in your markup that include implicit roles and behavior that match your purpose.
My First Step in Manual Testing
The Tab key is a quick way to gauge how keyboard-ready your websites and applications are.
The Overlap of Screen Readers and Keyboard
Programmatic Accessibility and the Rules of ARIA
Programmatically determinable accessibility information benefits screen reader and other assistive technology users.
Unit Testing for Accessibility
Jest and Testing Library can be used to write unit tests that ensure accessibility information makes it into the right place in our components.