UX Designer David Kennedy writes a short article with some useful quick wins for accessibility, focussed around asking questions.
- Is the content specific enough in important areas?
- People skim when they read. Make sure your link text describes the content of the target link, and use concise headings to form the outline of the page.
- Where does the visual hierarchy put pressure on font sizes and colours?
- Avoid small font sizes, low colour contrast, relying on colour alone to communicate state.
- Also avoid confusing alignment, and excessive motion.
- What components are doing too much?
- Consider avoiding autocomplete and tooltip components, in favour of simpler ones.
- Are all states communicated in an accessible way?
- Pay careful attention to designs for your error states, disabled states, focus states, etc.
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