Issue: If you don’t use meaningful language in your header and set your top row (and your left column if applicable) as a header, a screen reader will read your table from left to right, line by line and the listener will lose all context for relationships between headers and data.

Who’s affected: Screen reader Continue Reading »

How to: Screen readers

You’ll hear a lot about making things accessible to screen readers, and it might make you wonder if we care about people with disabilities who aren’t blind. It’s true that screen readers, which parse through a web page’s underlying code and speak the content out loud, are critical to helping people with visual impairments use Continue Reading »