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April 30, 2020 · Workshop
Authoring Accessible Content

An all-new, full-day online training about authoring accessible content! Bring our very own Accessibility Analyst to your desktop or conference room on April 30th from 9:30 AM to 1:30 PM (CT).

April 30, 2020 · 9:30 AM to 1:30 PM CT

More users, easier to maintain code, and support accessibility requirements

n this workshop, Emily Lewis demonstrates how semantic HTML is the foundation for websites and an integral part of digital accessibility.

She’ll share examples of the most common accessibility problems, and how semantic HTML solves those problems — without any advanced coding knowledge or using bulky frameworks.

Emily will also demonstrate keyboard-only interactions and screen-reader announcements, so you can see and hear first-hand how semantic HTML allows people of all abilities to better interact with your content.

You’ll learn semantic and accessible HTML design patterns for common site content:

  • Headings
  • Lists
  • UI controls
  • Forms
  • Data tables
  • Images, video, and audio

And how these semantic patterns can be extended into building accessible interactive components with the addition of simple ARIA, CSS, and JS:

  • Disclosures
  • Accordions
  • Tabs
  • Dialogs

You’ll also learn about the power of semantic HTML beyond accessibility:

  • Lean code for faster page performance
  • Standardized code for quicker development
  • Human-readable code for easier maintenance
  • Machine-readable code for better SEO

Build a strong foundation for accessibility, speed, and SEO by developing with semantic HTML!

Workshop Takeaways

  • Lean code for faster page performance
  • Standardized code for quicker development
  • Human-readable code for easier maintenance
  • Machine-readable code for better SEO

Who should attend?

  • For people at all web development levels.
  • For people at all web development levels.

Prerequisites

  • Familiarity with HTML, CSS, and browser inspect tools is helpful, but not required.

Authoring Accessible Content Workshop Schedule · Thursday, April 30, 2020

Start time is at 9:30 AM CT, New York - 10:30 AM, San Francisco - 7:30 AM, London - 2:30 PM

Schedule with times in U.S. Central Time (CT):

  • 9:30 AM CT: Morning Session
  • 11:30 AM CT: Break
  • 1:30 PM CT: Workshop Ends

After Registration

Once registered, an order confirmation arrives in your email. A few moments later after you have registered, the person assigned the ticket receives an event details email that includes, among other things:

  • A calendar invite to add the event to your calendar
  • Shortly before the conference, a unique link to join the event on the day of the conference

Also, as the event draws near, ticket holders will receive email reminders, so they don’t miss a thing!

On the day of the online event, enjoy and learn! Don’t worry if you can’t make it at the scheduled time. In one to two weeks after the event, you will be notified that recordings have been posted so you can review and share with your team.

Have any questions?

Feel free to contact us if there’s anything else you’d like to know.