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2 days until DrupalCamp Toronto!

Our 10th Anniversary DrupalCamp Toronto is happening on Friday!

Only 150 tickets are available so get your ticket(s) now on Eventbrite: https://drupalcampto.eventbrite.com

We have a full day of presentations from the top minds in the region's Drupal community:

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REGISTER NOW for the 10th Anniversary DrupalCamp Toronto on Friday, April 15th

Only 150 tickets are available so get your ticket(s) now on Eventbrite: https://drupalcampto.eventbrite.com

A new website will be available soon at 2016.drupalcamptoronto.org.

Our speaker line-up includes: Scott Reeves, Erin Marchak, James Walker, Mike Gifford, Suzanne Kennedy Dergacheva, Chris Smith, Steve Lavigne, Colan Schwartz, Chris Luckhardt, and more to be announced soon.

They'll be presenting about a variety of Drupal 8 topics, including:

  • devops workflows with Drupal VM
  • back-end module development
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btopro's picture

A11y toolkit module

Just wanted to blast it here as well that I made an accessibility toolkit module which provides a block to help provide ways of improving your site for different visual impairments; most resolving around dyslexia (like a font that makes it easier to read). We also store the setting in a cookie and in the future will do this on the serverside so it doesn't have to reload each time (as the screencast currently shows).

Support, feedback and improvement suggestions always welcome: https://drupal.psu.edu/blog/post/a11y-accessibility-toolkit-module

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gdruckman's picture

Free accessibility webinar July 16, 2013 3:00 pm EST

My boss is delivering this webinar, and since I am not a huge fan of shameless seIf plugs, I wouldn't have posted it if it wasn't a free webinar, so any and all are welcome to join!

  • Learn the components of web accessibility and how are they related and managed by the W3C’s Web Accessibility Initiative.
  • Go beyond the Guidelines – WCAG, UAAG, ATAG, and ARIA – to the supporting documents and tutorials that are freely available.
  • Learn about how WAI-Engage and other community resources can support your expanding web accessibility knowledge and skills.
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kevee's picture

Accessible Content and QUAIL 2.0

After a few years hiatus from Accessible Content to pursue other things, the QUAIL project has moved on to version 2.0, and so too must the Accessible Content module.

QUAIL

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nenamoss's picture

New window notifier

Do you know of a module that displays an image for links that open new windows? We're using External Links, but it uses a background image for this via CSS. To my knowledge, screen readers don't see background images. Also, the background image doesn't allow for alternate text.

According to the accessibility gurus at WebAIM, "users ought to be alerted when the link does not open in the current window or frame. The accessibility issue is that some users can get confused with the new windows." http://webaim.org/techniques/hypertext/hypertext_links#new_window

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gdruckman's picture

2nd annual online, LIVE Accessibility Summit

Web developers and designers, are you accessible? Attend the 2nd annual online, LIVE Accessibility Summit! Get your tickets now at http://environmentsforhumans.com/2011/accessibility-summit/

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kevee's picture

Text Resize: A Discussion

This is a reaction to NonProfit's awesome and most useful post on modules pertaining to accessibility. Wiki pages don't have comments, so I thought we could track discussion here.

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oedipus's picture

ARIA's current developmental status & Drupal accessibility

while i am biased towards early ARIA adaptation, having worked on the ARIA spec for longer than i'd care to remember, i would counsel both early adaptation AND redundancy for graceful degredation, for, as everett has consitently and correctly pointed out, implementation of ARIA is incomplete and inconsistent...

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problems with CAPTCHA and audio CAPTCHA alternative

earlier today, i drafted what i considered a thoughtful, yet quick, reply to a comment upon the development of an accessibility statement for Drupal (http://groups.drupal.org/node/39134#comment-155813), but my comment was identified as possible spam, so i was required to take a CAPTCHA test in order to authenticate my comment, but when i attempted to use the audio captcha, the page refreshed, completely wiping out almost a half-an-hour's work which i had put into my response...

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