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The A11Y Collective Blog

Stay up to date about the ins & outs of Web Accessibility!

A list of blog articles

  • For business

    For business

    Making the web accessible is a team effort. It’s about design, code, copy and the journey. We are happy to advise and create a customized training program tailored to your company’s needs.

  • How to write great alt text

    How to write great alt text

    Images are great. But what if you cannot see the image? Then the information on the images can be shared with an alternative text.

  • How accessible are online stores?

    How accessible are online stores?

    Can someone who is blind order the weekly groceries? Can someone who can’t use a mouse buy a new winter coat without having to leave the house?

  • The first rule for using ARIA

    The first rule for using ARIA

    What is Aria? ARIA stands for Accessible Rich Internet Applications—attributes of elements of HTML. There are two kinds of ARIA attributes: roles, such as role=”navigation” states with values, such as …

  • How to test for web accessibility: an introduction

    How to test for web accessibility: an introduction

    Guidelines To properly test your site for accessibility, you need guidelines. The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG). There are three levels: A is for basic accessibility, AA is the global …

  • Automated accessibility testing, a few scenarios

    Automated accessibility testing, a few scenarios

    How reliable is automated accessibility testing? What can you test automatically? Unfortunately, not everything—at least not yet.It is estimated that, at the moment, automated accessibility testing will help youroot out …

  • Every input needs a label

    Every input needs a label

    How can you help your user filling in an online form? By always making the label of a form control visible and connected! Rian explains how.

  • The perfect link

    The perfect link

    There’s more to a link than just a clickable word or image. So, how do you create the perfect link? Rian tells you in our blog!

  • The 20th of May is Global Accessibility Awareness Day!

    The 20th of May is Global Accessibility Awareness Day!

    This year will be the 10th edition of this global event, raising awareness on accessibility. Join one of many events and broaden your skills!

  • IAAP pre-approves The A11Y Collective courses as Continuing Accessibility Education Credits!

    IAAP pre-approves The A11Y Collective courses as Continuing Accessibility Education Credits!

    The courses of The A11Y Collective are approved by the IAAP as Continuing Accessibility Education Credits! Read all about it here.