Photo 28 Jan 18,225 notes fuckyeahappo:

lgbtadvocate:

lavenderharmony:

teamalphari:

lavenderharmony:

I don’t like the new Tumblr post page. I suffer from severe sight loss, and contrast is important when looking at things, such as reading letters, looking at labels or reading things on the web. I use a magnifier often, so I can quickly enlarge and read a bit of text without screwing with the page layout (Increasing text size works sometimes, but usually it just breaks everything)
With these new icons, I’m finding it too difficult to use. I cannot see the link/unlink buttons at all, and everything else is very faint. I cannot read tags once they’ve been typed in, and above this post now is a box which upon zooming in rather large says ‘upload another photo’, which I cannot read, and it’s difficult to figure out where the edge of this box is. Furthermore, the Close button at the bottom right, I can’t see the edge clearly, and often mis-click just to the side. I can press Escape now though.
I doubt the moderators or staff of Tumblr will see this, so I won’t expect them to fix anything, but if you’re part of the Tumblr modding community, please consider making something to replace these buttons and boxes to make them easier to see for those of us with a visual impairment.
Tumblr is becoming harder to use, and is ruining my enjoyment of it, and if things keep going this way of making things look trendy rather than them being functional, communicating with my friends will eventually become more of a chore than a passtime.

This is the type of complaint that is /actually real/ and worthwhile to maybe fix for those who need it…

A big thanks to everyone who’s reblogged this, I’m happy the response was positive, and that y’all understood my difficulties. <3

Signal boost for the visually impaired community. 

This is one of the best posts I’ve seen on the subject of the new update, and the subject I was referring to when I made that lazy snark about accessibility the other night. Social media is terrible when it comes to accessibility, and tumblr has just been getting worse and worse. More to the point, the creators and developers have been showing again and again that they really don’t give even the slightest fuck about their disabled users, which considering how vital said services are/can be for pwd is nothing short of infuriating.

Signal boost!

fuckyeahappo:

lgbtadvocate:

lavenderharmony:

teamalphari:

lavenderharmony:

I don’t like the new Tumblr post page. I suffer from severe sight loss, and contrast is important when looking at things, such as reading letters, looking at labels or reading things on the web. I use a magnifier often, so I can quickly enlarge and read a bit of text without screwing with the page layout (Increasing text size works sometimes, but usually it just breaks everything)

With these new icons, I’m finding it too difficult to use. I cannot see the link/unlink buttons at all, and everything else is very faint. I cannot read tags once they’ve been typed in, and above this post now is a box which upon zooming in rather large says ‘upload another photo’, which I cannot read, and it’s difficult to figure out where the edge of this box is. Furthermore, the Close button at the bottom right, I can’t see the edge clearly, and often mis-click just to the side. I can press Escape now though.

I doubt the moderators or staff of Tumblr will see this, so I won’t expect them to fix anything, but if you’re part of the Tumblr modding community, please consider making something to replace these buttons and boxes to make them easier to see for those of us with a visual impairment.

Tumblr is becoming harder to use, and is ruining my enjoyment of it, and if things keep going this way of making things look trendy rather than them being functional, communicating with my friends will eventually become more of a chore than a passtime.

This is the type of complaint that is /actually real/ and worthwhile to maybe fix for those who need it…

A big thanks to everyone who’s reblogged this, I’m happy the response was positive, and that y’all understood my difficulties. <3

Signal boost for the visually impaired community. 

This is one of the best posts I’ve seen on the subject of the new update, and the subject I was referring to when I made that lazy snark about accessibility the other night. Social media is terrible when it comes to accessibility, and tumblr has just been getting worse and worse. More to the point, the creators and developers have been showing again and again that they really don’t give even the slightest fuck about their disabled users, which considering how vital said services are/can be for pwd is nothing short of infuriating.

Signal boost!

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    High contrast versions aren’t a big time suck or particularly difficult for a dev to do so Tumblr has zero excuses for...
  3. ecologisttobe reblogged this from thisisableism and added:
    They could have some kind of accessibility section with different layouts if they don’t want to change it you’d think :/
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    Boosting this because everyone should be able to use Tumblr. Please, let’s get this accessibility problem fixed!
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    Oh look. Once again the chimps at Tumblr HQ looked at their interface and thought ‘I wonder how we can make this less...
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