Videos

Three quick tips to achieve your 2021 accessibility goals

In this video I introduce setting the language of the content, giving interactive elements accessible names, and using landmark regions. Video Transcript Welcome! It’s a new year, and we have new resolutions, goals or maybe themes. Here are three accessibility techniques that …

Web Standards & Happy Blue Beanie Day!

A quick video about web standards. Video Transcript This book is “Designing with Web Standards” from Jeffrey Zeldman. It helped to introduce a whole generation of developers to developing websites in ways that are not specific to certain browsers. Yes. Before then, many …

5 False Claims 1-Line “AI” Accessibility Script Vendors Make

A rant about 1-line “accessibility” scripts. Video Transcript They claim to be the be-all and end-all of all accessibility worries: “AI” accessibility tools. They say they provide “100% WCAG 2.1 compliance”. They say it only takes one line of JavaScript to “fix your website for …

Almost 50% Got This #a11y Question Wrong!

I asked my followers a question and you would not believe how undecided they were. Video Transcript Last week, I asked my Twitter followers about this code snippet: <button aria-level="2">Action</button> Does it fail the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines …

How ARIA fits in the Layers of Accessibility Technologies

There are amultiple layers of accessibility technology. This video gives a super broad overview on what they are and how they interact. Video Transcript Hello! Making the web accessible is not dependent on one single technology or approach. It depends on layers of different …

Why is the Tab Key SO Important for Web Accessibility?

This second video looks at Keyboard Interaction. Video Transcript Hello! In this episode, I’ll explain why this key, the tab key, is so important for making the web accessible. I’m Eric Eggert, a Web Accessibility Expert. You can follow me as  @yatil  — Y-A-T-I-L — on …

A WCAG Overview

In this first video, I explain the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2. Video Transcript Hello! In this episode, I’ll explain the structure to the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines — WCAG — and how you can start following their requirements. My name is Eric Eggert …