How To Manipulate SVG Text

Last week I showed you how to create SVG text using the <text> element. In the examples I added x and y coordinates to position the text and the individual characters in a string of SVG text. There’s more to the <text> element.

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How To Work With SVG Text

SVG text offers the best of both worlds. It’s rendered like other graphic elements so you can do things like add strokes and fills that you can add to shapes, lines, and arrowheads. It’s also packaged as XML character data, which means it’s real text.

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5 Rules For Using ARIA Roles, States, And Properties

How do you know when to use ARIA and when it isn’t necessary? What do roles do to native HTML semantics? Are there additional requirements for working with ARIA? All these questions are easily answer if you understand the five rules for using ARIA in HTML.

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Why You Should Improve Your Artistic Skills, If You Want To Keep Your Design Job

Are you sad about the lack of creative looking websites? Do you think too many websites look the same? Do you know how to turn your desire for more creative and unique aesthetics into a selling point for your business?

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The ARIA Roles Model Part 2

There are a lot ARIA roles, states, and properties to remember. Add in all the details of each and it’s unlikely you’re going to memorize all of ARIA. I suspect most of us will need to look things up more often than not. Fortunately the roles model can help us do just that.

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