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New Slack updates to make your digital HQ more accessible and equitable

Introducing new ways for users with disabilities to get the most out of Slack

By the team at SlackAugust 3rd, 2022Illustration by Justina Leisyte

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Every day thousands of people with disabilities use their keyboards, screen readers and other assistive technologies to move work forward in their digital HQ. That’s why we’re continuously working to improve accessibility in Slack, empowering our users to do the best work of their lives regardless of their abilities or circumstances.

Today, guided by user research and customer feedback, we’re sharing new enhancements to make working in Slack even easier, more intuitive and efficient for all our users, including those with disabilities.

Slack accessibility updates video

Improved keyboard navigation

From customers using assistive technologies to those who prefer not to use a mouse or trackpad, some users rely primarily on keyboards to get work done in Slack. To help, we’re making the experience of navigating Slack with a keyboard faster, more consistent and more reliable.

Navigate with confidence using F6 and Tab

Slack has dozens of keyboard shortcuts to help people quickly navigate their workspaces. Many of our [...]

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