Last Updated: Jan 9th 2018
This book will assist frontend developers in building accessible e-commerce websites and components.
This book is not a visual design system or a CSS framework (à la Bootstrap) - it is instead intended to complement those systems & tools.
This book is a living, work-in-progress document. Some patterns are complete, but gaps in the documentation still remain. We are addressing these gaps as quickly as we can.
These patterns will assist developers with accessibility, but are not considered to be final, production ready code!
There are 4 main groups of patterns:
These groups spell out the MIND acronym. If you ever wonder what group does a pattern fall into - then use your MIND!
Every pattern includes:
There are 4 guiding principles of accessibility, collectively know as POUR:
From a developer perspective, Operable and Robust are the most important principles!
Don't feel like reading? You can, if you wish, dive straight into the working examples.