Accessibility Articles

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    Making LinkedIn Media More Inclusive with Alternative Text Descriptions

    October 10, 2019

    Co-authors: Vipin Gupta, Ananth Sankar and Jyotsna Thapliyal As part of our vision to provide economic opportunity for every member of the global workforce, LinkedIn creates a unique environment for members to network, learn, share knowledge, and find jobs. In many ways, the LinkedIn feed has become the core of this effort as the preeminent way to share...

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    Scaling Accessibility through LinkedIn Engineering's A11y Champions Program

    May 16, 2019

    Today, more than one billion people have some form of disability—approximately 15% of the world’s population. Here at LinkedIn, we have the unique potential to create opportunity for every member of the global workforce, which means that we must work to ensure that every member has access to the information on our platform and the opportunities it presents. This...

  • Under The Hood: Learning With Documents

    April 24, 2019

    Co-authors: Anurag Rawat and Kirsten Rauffer LinkedIn Learning aims to be the world’s most engaging learning platform. Learning content comes in many different shapes and sizes, and as such, our team is continually expanding the types of content that we support. Today, educational videos make up a majority of the content on LinkedIn Learning. However, we’ve...

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    Making Ember Applications' UI Transitions Screen Reader...

    October 17, 2018

    Note: An image of the LinkedIn-created logo for the self-focused open source project accompanies this post.   At LinkedIn, we strive...

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    Creating Accessible Android Products at LinkedIn

    April 11, 2017

    This post provides an overview of how I began the journey to improve accessibility in LinkedIn’s Android apps. I spent the last year...

  • Must Reads from our Publishing Platform: Open Sourcing,...

    July 2, 2015

    The beauty of the LinkedIn Publishing Platform is that it gives professionals a way to share their opinions about topical professional...