How I audit components for accessibility

Over the past few years working on design systems, I’ve picked up some tips and tricks that can help me ensure a higher level of accessibility in the components I build. This blog post is for you if you want to build more accessible components, and you’re not sure where to start.

The first step is to make sure that I conform to the general guidelines outlined in the WCAG 2.1 specification. (By the way, the WCAG 3.0 draft was just released if you want to check it out).