WCAG Color Contrast Checker

Contrast Ratio is a simple, useful tool that helps you make sure your text and background have enough contrast. Originally developed by Lea Verou and published under the MIT license and brought back to its original glory by Moritz Geissmann.

Read it here: Contrast-ratio.org - WCAG Color Contrast Checker

Using px units for spacing

This post by Ashlee Boyer is sort of related to another article of hers about fixed heights and widths on css containers that I had shared previously. That post outlined why absolute units aren’t the best choice for container elements.

This post outlines how using absolute units can be helpful when setting spacing on your site.

Read it here: Why You Should Use px Units for margin, padding, & other spacing techniques

Opportunities for AI in Accessibility

Some interesting thoughts about AI and the impact on accessibility.

As with any tool, AI can be used in very constructive, inclusive, and accessible ways; and it can also be used in destructive, exclusive, and harmful ones.Aaron Gustafson

Read it here: Opportunities for AI in Accessibility

Fixed heights/widths on CSS Containers

specifying CSS height values for elements like buttons, setting height or max-height can actually put you at risk for failing WCAG 2.2 Success Criterion 1.4.4 Resize Text.

Ashlee Boyer

Read it here: Don't Use Fixed CSS height or width on Buttons, Links, or Any Other Text Containers

Accessibility and Artificial Intelligence

Referenced by Aaron Gustafson in his article, Opportunities for AI in Accessibility on A List Apart, Joe Dolson’s take on the impact of AI on accessibility.

The problems I see with AI and accessibility are only when it’s used directly on the end product. This is the same as the problems with AI in any field. 

Joe Dolson

Read it here: Accessibility and Artificial Intelligence