If you’ve been on the web for a while, you may have seen words like a11y, i18n, and l10n used. These are called numeronyms. A numeronym is a number-based word, a type of abbreviation. The numeronyms a11y, i18n, and l10n represent the words accessibility, internationalization, and localization respectively. They are used when space is limited … Read more » What is a Numeronym?
When accessibility comes up, people talk about “alt tags”. There is no ‘alt tag’. We need to use the right words.
Tonight I talked about the important of accessibility and progressive enhancement, for creating a better web.