Melanie Richards

Melanie Richards is a web designer / front-end developer currently helping to shape the web platform as a Program Manager on the Microsoft Edge team. She is a member of the CSS and ARIA Working Groups at the W3C. In her spare time, Melanie hikes, weaves, and schemes on how to bring more art back to the internet.

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As an extension to our From URL to Interactive series, designer and front-end developer Melanie Richards takes a deep dive into how our content is accessed by a wide array of screen readers, which are highly customizable to users. Understanding the nuances of accessibility APIs, thorough testing approaches, and the wealth of resources available, site creators can create the most widely accessible content for the most users possible.