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Quick summary ↬ Web app accessibility appears difficult because it seems that there is little information on the subject available online. But while researching for my eBook, I found that the situation is better than it seems. What follows are three insights about the accessible use of framework features, concrete Vue.js traits you can use for the inclusive cause, as well as community initiatives and vetted patterns (and where to find them). JavaScript frameworks like React,…

I’m not sure when I first heard this quote, but it’s something that has stayed with me over the years. How do you create services for situations you can’t imagine? Or design products that work on devices yet to be invented? Article Continues Below Flash, Photoshop, and responsive design#section2 When I first started designing websites, my go-to software was Photoshop. I created a 960px canvas and set about creating a layout that I would later…

Are you missing out on traffic because people aren’t searching the way you think they are? If your website isn’t optimized for voice search, then this could be the case. These six timely SEO strategies and resources for voice search will not only help you get more traffic from people using Siri and Alexa, but they will also become important pillars of your entire SEO strategy. What Is Voice Search? Voice search is a way…

Quick summary ↬ CSS refactoring process is not an easy task — it needs to be done in a way that doesn’t negatively impact UX, doesn’t introduce additional issues, and doesn’t prevent developers from doing other tasks on the project. Before even diving into the refactoring process itself, developers need to analyze the existing codebase, audit CSS codebase health, discover weaknesses and improvement opportunities, agree on the refactor or rewrite approach, and convince management to invest…

Google’s search engine is technically complex. There are hundreds (maybe even thousands) of different factors taken into account so that the search engine can figure out what should go where. It’s like a mysterious black box, and very few people know exactly what’s inside. However, the good news is that search engines are actually pretty easy to understand. We may not know every single factor (out of a hundred or thousand), but we also don’t need…

The web is single-threaded. This makes it increasingly hard to write smooth and responsive apps. Workers have a bad rep, but can be an important and useful tool in any web developer’s toolbelt for these kinds of problems. Let’s get up to speed on Workers on the Web! I’m weary of always comparing the web to so-called “native” platforms like Android and iOS. The web is streaming, meaning it has none of the resources locally…

If you can call yourself technically proficient, you have at least used your phone to search for something online. And you typed the keywords in the Google search box or used voice search. While the former is the familiar, conventional way of doing things, it is the ultimate plan to take the lead – sooner or later. For example, an article on Oberlo states that by the end of 2021, approximately 122.7 million Internet users…

About the author Cameron Cundiff is a software engineer and leader in accessibility and inclusive design. He builds AccessLint and is the co-founder and organizer of the New … More about Cameron ↬ Automated testing is an important part of any software project, including testing for accessibility. There are already tools for fluff and integration testing accessibility, but what about end-to-end testing with real tools? Since I had not seen it before, I tried to…

About The Author Ottomatias Peura has 20 years of professional experience in building digital experiences. Currently Ottomatias is developing a developer tool for … More about Ottomatias ↬ Voice assistants are currently the most popular use case for voice user interfaces. However, due to the bad feedback loop resulting from voice assistants can only solve simple user tasks such as setting an alarm or playing music. In order for voice user interfaces to really break…

Summary of 30 seconds: To ensure organic visibility for your seasonal pages, you need to start creating, optimizing and analyzing them now Start now to create, organize and plan seasonal content assets for a head start when it’s time to start focusing on sales Evaluate your previous seasonal content performance to be able to retrieve, update, and even extend to standalone projects Study your competitive tactics to evaluate how they use seasonality in their digital…