7 Reasons Why Accessibility Overlays Aren’t a Magical Solution

Recently I had a conversation with an accessibility colleague at work about accessibility overlays for webpages. This conversation sprouted from a goal set a couple years ago that aimed to explore options and purchase a 3rd-party overlay for our sites as a solution to improve the accessibility of our web presence. Thankfully, time passed with … Continue reading 7 Reasons Why Accessibility Overlays Aren’t a Magical Solution

Normative vs. Non-normative

In my current journey to thoroughly study and understand web accessibility, I had a question that I needed to ask the Internet about W3C documentation: “What is the difference between normative and non-normative?” I found a great explanation on StackOverflow by Michael Kay: “Normative” means that it’s an official formal part of the specification; non-normative … Continue reading Normative vs. Non-normative

Launching 100 Days of A11y Site

In honor of Blue Beanie Day (November 30) and in conjunction with my own preparation for IAAP’s Web Accessibility Standards certification exam, I’m committing to a second round of 100 Days of Accessibility and launched an 100DaysOfA11y website to keep me accountable. My hope during my study process is to provide you digestible snippets about … Continue reading Launching 100 Days of A11y Site

From Float to Flexbox

It only took me until 2018 to finally apply flexbox to a project. Long after I’ve played with the new grid syntax, and continued to fall back on floats, I am finally coming around and learning flexbox. Each display value has its own strengths and quirks, but I’ll leave that for another blog post. Challenge … Continue reading From Float to Flexbox