Accessibility expert warns: stop using carousels

Accessibility expert and WebAIM associate director Jared Smith has warned us all to stop using carousels. His warning comes in the form of microsite Should I Use A Carousel?, which - in carousel format - provides reasoning for not using this kind of interface component. Along with posing accessibility issues for keyboard and screen readers, industry figures quoted on the site argue carousels are poor from an engagement standpoint.

Smith (JS) spoke to .net about the reasoning behind the site, and why carousels should be avoided.

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