Talking Drupal: Talking Drupal #316 – Accessibility

Today we are talking about Accessibility with Rain Breaw Michaels.


  • We are talking about Accessibility today, but specifically gearing the conversation towards developers. Why?
  • So many people when coding for accessibility simply provide workarounds. Why can this be dangerous?
  • What is ARIA?
  • What is meant by the term Landmarks?
  • How does this apply to dev’s working with Drupal?
  • What modules do you recommend?
  • How can you help content editors maintain accessibility while adding content?
  • What are common pitfalls you see devs make
  • How can Javascript help or hurt Accessibility?
  • In closing, is there anything you would like to add?

Module of the Week

Anti Spam by CleanTalk


Clean Talk – Geerling’s Post Anti-spam by Clean Talk Acquia Engage Time Timer Driven to Distraction Design of everyday things (Book) ColorCube – Color Testing Tool ARIA WAI-ARIA HTML 5 Landmarks Module for decorative images Editoria11y Layout Builder Content Strategy for the Web PDF Accessibility course on Deque VPAT Hanlon’s Razor: “never attribute to malice that which is adequately explained by stupidity”


Rain Breaw Michaels – @rainbreaw


Nic Laflin – @nicxvan John Picozzi – @johnpicozzi Chad Hester – @chadkhester

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