How to: Add image descriptions to pictures you tweet

On March 29, 2016, Twitter announced that description of images is now available when tweeting photos. This helps first and foremost the blind and visually impaired who cannot see images, but may also help people with certain cognitive disabilities who cannot interpret photos, but can make use of descriptions. Here’s how describing your tweeted images works!

tagged with: #Alttext, #Imagedescription, #Twitter

The web accessibility basics

I’ve been asked again and again over the years what the absolute basics of web accessibility are. And while I always thought that it is not so difficult to find resources about these basics, the recurrence of that question prompted me to finally write my own take on this topic. So here it is, my list of absolute web accessibility basics every web developer should know about.

tagged with: #Alttext, #Colorcontrast, #Formlabeling, #Graphics, #Html, #Htmlaccessibility, #Wcag, #Websemantics, #Webstandards