I am a W3C Invited Expert and Accessibility Advocate as an independent consultant since 1999. I have been a Senior Accessibility Engineer for the past 25 years with extensive front and back end development experience having designed, built, and maintained websites for small and large companies, remediating and auditing websites for WCAG compliance and part of many at the W3C whom are working on WCAG3. I co-host a podcast, the Front End Nerdery Podcast, and stream on Twitch. Originally from Portland, Maine, and now living in Phoenix, Arizona, I love food and cooking, especially lobster and lobster rolls. In some circles, I am the Lobster King, I wear the moniker with pride.
The Four Principles of the A"POUR"calypse
The web is accessible by default, and in this talk, I cover the four principles of accessibility. We'll start with a little history lesson on how POUR began and then we will take a walk through the four principles of accessibility, or "POUR". Perceivable, Operable, Understandable, and Robust. These four principles in WCAG 2.1 will be covered and explained to users of all levels. All recommendations that are made for accessibility best practices are based on the four principles of accessibility. We will also cover some common areas where failures of accessibility lie and how decisions affect accessibility with some real-world examples of how the four principles of accessibility weren't achieved and examples of how they can be achieved.
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