A List Apart

Issue № 288

How to integrate accessibility with front-end development instead of treating it as an afterthought, an item on a checklist. And why not every form of writing can be expressed in semantic HTML.



It’s time we came to grips with the fact that not every “document” can be a semantic “web page.” Some forms of writing just cannot be expressed in HTML—or they need to be bent and distorted to do so. But for once, XML can help. Joe Clark explains.

The Inclusion Principle


To make accessible design an organic element of front-end development, we must free our thinking from the constraints we associate with accessible design and embrace the inclusion principle. Margit Link-Rodrigue tells us how.

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