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  • Single Page Applications

    Due to their nature, and depending on how they are constructed, Single Page Applications might need to use techniques to conform to specific WCAG success criteria that are different to those used on multi-page websites.

  • Ensure third party content is accessible

    Many websites publish content that isn’t created by the website owner or author, from embedded videos, shopping carts, and social media feeds to maps, booking systems and comments on blog posts. Who is responsible for making sure third party content is accessible? And how?

  • Testing with speech recognition

    This article is a guide to testing your web content using speech recognition, looking at the ways in which speech recognition users interact with content, and the accessibility considerations these imply.

  • The impact of motion animation on cognitive disability

    Decorative animations impair recall and are a source of extraneous cognitive load, which may be a barrier to people with some cognitive disabilities.

  • Introduction to Cognitive Disability and Accessibility Testing

    Making websites accessible to people with cognitive disabilities is as important as it is for any other type of disability, and there are techniques you can use to ensure your web content and functionality is accessible to people with cognitive impairments.

  • Introduction to A.I. and Accessibility Testing

    The focus of this article is on the impact of various types of AI on testing for digital accessibility. As more and more websites make use of AI to enhance user experience, we need to be aware of the role of AI in potentially inhibiting web accessibility for people with disabilities.

  • Using the “text” role

    The use of role=”text” is not valid ARIA; this role was considered for ARIA 1.1 but was not ultimately included. However it does have some proprietary support in Webkit browsers, and is sometimes used to address a reading quirk in VoiceOver for iOS.