Auditing For Accessibility Problems With Firefox Developer Tools

Since its debut in Firefox 61, the Accessibility Inspector in the Firefox Developer Tools has evolved from a low-level tool showing the accessibility structure of a page. In Firefox 70, the Inspector has become an auditing facility to help identify and fix many common mistakes and practices that reduce site accessibility. In this post, I will offer an overview of what is available in this latest release.

tagged with: #Accessibilityinspector, #Colorblindness, #Colorcontrast, #Developertools, #Devtools

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