WordPress accessibility team member, Gutenberg contributor

My recent frequent blogging about Gutenberg has led to some really productive changes. One change is that my profile on WordPress.org now shows that I am also contributing to the accessibility effort. The accessibility team mostly consists of volunteers. And now, I am one of them as well. I…

Recap: The web accessibility basics

Today, I am just quickly going to recommend you an old, but all-time reader favorite post of mine I published 4 years ago. And it is as current today as it was then, and most of it already was in the year 2000. Yes, I’m talking about the…

How to get around Matrix and Riot with a screen reader

On December 19, Mozilla announced that it will switch to Matrix and Riot as the main synchronous communication platform, replacing IRC. This post is aimed to give you an introduction to using Riot, the most popular Matrix client, with a screen reader. Matrix itself is an open standard protocol that…

Call to action: HTML needs more native rich widgets

Over the weekend, this post by Dave Rupert made the rounds, and I totally agree with what he is saying. In his post, Dave showcases a problem with the gap between intent and developer assumption about what a certain element or set of elements, are intended or should be used…