Benedikt Kulmann, Lead engineer web team, ownCloud GmbH
Benedikt joined ownCloud in 2018 as a software engineer. Since early 2021 he is responsible for the software development of
ownCloud Web, the new web interface for both oC10 and oCIS.
4 Lessons learned from implementing accessibility
Web accessibility is often understood as making websites accessible to e.g. blind people. Due to extra efforts and because it's prescribed by law, implementing accessibility measures is often not the most popular UX task.
On the other hand, accessibility advocates fiercely argue to put more effort into this - despite the presumably small target audience.
In our talk we will speak about how to overcome both views with a pragmatic "how to start with accessibility" approach and show you how this improves the everyday usage of web applications for nearly anyone.