Talking Drupal
Talking Drupal is a weekly chat about web design and development by a group a guys with one thing in common, we love Drupal. With hosts Stephen Cross, John Picozzi and Nic Laflin.

Today we are talking about Accessibility with Rain Breaw Michaels.

TalkingDrupal.com/316

Topics

  • We are talking about Accessibility today, but specifically gearing the conversation towards developers. Why?
  • So many people when coding for accessibility simply provide workarounds. Why can this be dangerous?
  • What is ARIA?
  • What is meant by the term Landmarks?
  • How does this apply to dev’s working with Drupal?
  • What modules do you recommend?
  • How can you help content editors maintain accessibility while adding content?
  • What are common pitfalls you see devs make
  • How can Javascript help or hurt Accessibility?
  • In closing, is there anything you would like to add?

Module of the Week

Anti Spam by CleanTalk

Resources

Clean Talk - Geerling’s Post
Anti-spam by Clean Talk
Acquia Engage
Time Timer
Driven to Distraction
Design of everyday things (Book)
ColorCube - Color Testing Tool
ARIA
WAI-ARIA
HTML 5 Landmarks
Module for decorative images
Editoria11y
Layout Builder
Content Strategy for the Web
PDF Accessibility course on Deque
VPAT
Hanlon’s Razor: “never attribute to malice that which is adequately explained by stupidity”

Guest

Rain Breaw Michaels - @rainbreaw

Hosts

Nic Laflin - www.nLighteneddevelopment.com @nicxvan
John Picozzi - www.epam.com @johnpicozzi
Chad Hester - www.chadkhester.com @chadkhester

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