Web accessibility : Start with empathy

A presentation at Shopify RnD Summit 2018 in in Toronto, ON, Canada by Hugues Tennier

We often find answers for the what and the how on web accessibility. What is WCAG or how to use ARIA attributes or different assistive technologies.

This talks tries to answer the why. Why is web accessibility crucial to make commerce better for everyone. Learn how it will touch us at any point in our lives, whether it's situational, temporary or permanent. Empathy will help us think about the human trying to interact with Shopify hidden behind statistics or reports.