If you’re going to write about accessibility, don’t publish your post on @Medium. It’s not accessible, doesn’t offer alt text for images. Despite multiple requests over the years, @MediumSupport has no plans to improve accessibility on their site. #a11y #accessibility
“Yeah, we’ve got a website, but we’re going to put our blog on @medium.”
[alt-text: Bubbles from Trailer Park Boys looking confused.] t.co/irFEVB09eg
If you’re blogging on @Medium in 2019, you’re doing it wrong. It used to be a shining example of good readability and user experience, now it’s user hostile at every opportunity.
@LeftonBomb @Medium I remember hearing a talk from someone in 2005-06 that had a similiar idea. Since then I’ve fallen back to:
Every time I see a really good piece of writing on @medium, I think, “Man, that’d make for a great blog post on your own site.”
Hey, I like @Medium and all, but since when did all the cool kids give up on our own personal blogs?