The Very Basics of Screen Readers

One of my biggest misconceptions when I first started learning about accessibility was… well, basically everything I thought I knew about assistive technology.   When we talk about accessibility, we talk a lot about screen readers and other assistive devices.   And if you’ve never used or been around this kind of technology, it’s easy […]

Why Are Heading Tags Important?

If you’re writing content for your website, you might be tempted to just use bold text to highlight your headings.  After all, it accomplishes more or less the same thing, right?   Not exactly.   Here are some reasons why you should take the extra step of using actual HTML heading tags for your headings. […]

What’s the Deal with HTML5?

HTML5 has been around for a very long time now. But not everyone moves at the same speed. Different browsers adopt technologies at different rates. And developers need to factor in that compatibility when they choose technologies for their projects.  But, now that it’s been over 12 years since the initial release, it’s pretty safe […]

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