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$10M

Vue your media with  accessibility

🤓 #m16y 🤓

Me as 👩‍💻

Senior FrontEnd Developer

@MayaShavin

This talk is about...

  • 🤔  What is media accessibility?
  • 😰  The current challenges
  • ✅  Techniques for media accessibility
  • 🚀  Developing efficient accessibility policy

Accessibility is

See

Understand

Use

Media Accessibility (m16y)

Use of color

Background images

Visual alternative

😰 Challenges

Photophobia

Light sensitivity

HEADING

Contrast sensitivity

HEADING

https://www.uat.edu

Deuteranopia

Tritanopia

The color game

Achromatopsia 

Blindness

✅ Techniques

Dark Mode

Light Mode

filter
invert()
.darkMode {
    filter: invert(1);
}

Contrast sensitivity

.container {
    display: flex;
    align-items: center;
    justify-content: center;
    position: relative;
    background-color: black;
}
.banner {
    width: 100%;
    height: 100%;
    position: absolute;
    opacity: 0.6;
}
.title {
    z-index: 2;
    font-size: 50px;
    color: white;
}
.container {
    display: flex;
    align-items: center;
    justify-content: center;
    position: relative;
    background-color: black;
}
.banner {
    width: 100%;
    height: 100%;
    position: absolute;
    opacity: 0.6;
}

I'm a title

.banner {
    filter: brightness(
        var(--bannerBrightness)
    );
}
.title {
    position: absolute;
    margin: auto;
    z-index: 2;
    font-size: 50px;
    color: white;
}
<img class="banner"
.../>
<img class="banner"
    style="--bannerBrightness:60%"
.../>
.banner {
    width: 100%;
    height: 100%;
    position: absolute;
    opacity: 0.6;
}
.title {
    z-index: 2;
    font-size: 50px;
    color: white;
}

I'm a title

Color blind?

No CSS Solution!

😱

Achromatopsia

<img 
    alt="Superdry Dry Originals Pocket T-Shirt"
    data-color="Vintage Brick Red"
    ...
/>

👑 Extra guidelines

WAI-ARIA

The a11y relationship

Browser DOM

WAI ARIA

Assistive Technology

roles
states
properties

Example

<button
    aria-disabled=”false"
>
    Place order
</button>
<div
    role=”button"
    aria-disabled=”false"
>
    Place order
</div>

Text & Texture

An icon is  worth a thousand words

Color combination 🎨

⚒️ Tools

Axe

Lighthouse

NoCoffee Simulator

Sim Daltonism

Take action 📢

  • ✅    Be intuitive
  • ✅   Apply WAI-ARIA (good for SEO & screen reader)
  • ✅   Image Alt & description is a must!
  •     Pay attention to color combination - use Simulator!
  •     Test accessibility with Axe, Accessibility Insights or Lighthouse

Projects & Links 🚀

Vue your media with accessibility (m16y)

By Maya Shavin

Vue your media with accessibility (m16y)

How do you, as developers, handle medias to offer good UX to visual impairments at minimal extra code and complexity? That’s what my talk about. It will focus on a CSS/JS-less developing approach to achieve full accessibility support with real time media manipulation, and keep the process fun.

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