“Show password” and “password hints” are vital aspects of usable password form fields. We encounter them often. They often are not accessible. Here are a few suggestions to improve “show/hide password accessibility” as well as “password hint accessibility”.
Lainey Feingold recentlyja asked for definitions of digital accessibility. It so happens that in talking to all my guests for the A11y Rules Podcast I collected quite a diverse series of definitions. Here they are!
Incidentally, had I not had transcripts for every episode, it would have taken me a LOT longer to compile this list.
A recent Twitter conversation about XKCD comics show there is confusion as to what “alt text” is for images. The alt text should provide information about the image so that screen reader users can access the information in the image.
A recent tweet directed people to a post about “22 podcasts to increase your awareness around diversity and inclusion”. I was not surprised to discover that less than 14% of these podcasts have transcripts. Diversity and inclusion (D&I) expert rarely include disabled folks. Most D&I experts are ableist and discriminatory towards the disability community.
Disability language is a tricky thing. What can you say? What expression is the correct one? How do you avoid offending people? What expression should you be using? It’s tricky, and it keeps changing.