/Jake Archibald

Writing Great Alt Text: Emotion Matters tl;dr: "Good alt text means that screen reader users get the same 'meaning' from the page as a fully sighted user." Context and emotions matter. "Images can make you feel a particular way, and that's something that should be made available to a screen reader user."

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AVIF Has Landed tl;dr: AVIF is a new royalty-free image format derived from the keyframes of AV1 video supported in Chrome 85, and others soon. Although initially skeptical, Jakes highlights advantages over existing formats.

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Different Versions Of Your Site Can Be Running At The Same Time tl;dr: "A user could be running many different versions of your site at the same time, in different tabs, and that's kinda terrifying." Jake discusses how this is possible and counter measures.

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Who Has The Fastest Website In F1? tl;dr: None of sites are built on JS frameworks, they are mostly Drupal or Wordpress with lots of jQuery, none pre-load fonts. This article audits each site providing in-depth advice on performance improvements. 🏎️

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