You know that thing where people make fun of a terrible opinion by writing it in a mixture of upper and lower case? It's probably not a good idea.

Screenreader software used by blind or partially-sighted people interprets capital letters as the beginning of a word.

This means that a phrase written as "FiNe PEopLe oN BoTh siDeS" will sound like gibberish.

If accessibility matters to you, try to avoid doing this.

#FediTips #Accessibility #A11y


That makes me wonder if there's actually many blind peoples using Mastodon. Is there someone concerned here?


Accessibility is a big thing on Masto and the Fediverse, the most boosted toot of 2021 was this:

@BinaryWolf @feditips well I have at least two blind followers that I know about. Not everyone announces their disabilities

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