Accessibility responsibilities for Developers

Developers are responsible for following HTML5 standards and WAI-ARIA standards to produce well-structured code, regardless of their framework.


Architecting the code of accessible products

Architecting the code of accessible products

  • Include automated accessibility scanner (e.g. aXe) in your tests 
  • Use semantic accessible code as often as possible
  • Understand when to use ARIA (Accessible Rich Internet Application)
  • Maintain focus management based on documented design patterns
  • Code and use user interface (UI) elements consistently
  • Ensure that content, event, and status changes are announced to Assistive Technology (AT)

When you will create or implement components and content for TELUS.com:

  • Follow the content structure and visual designs
  • Ensure that descriptive text and labels are accurate
  • Consider multiple languages for accessibility content (alternative text or hidden text)
  • Review and resolve accessibility bugs before launch
  • Include automated accessibility scanner (e.g. aXe) in your tests 
  • Use semantic accessible code as often as possible
  • Understand when to use ARIA (Accessible Rich Internet Application)
  • Maintain focus management based on documented design patterns
  • Code and use user interface (UI) elements consistently
  • Ensure that content, event, and status changes are announced to Assistive Technology (AT)

When you will create or implement components and content for TELUS.com:

  • Follow the content structure and visual designs
  • Ensure that descriptive text and labels are accurate
  • Consider multiple languages for accessibility content (alternative text or hidden text)
  • Review and resolve accessibility bugs before launch

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