Quick Tip: ARIA authoring practices for testing The WAI-ARIA Authoring Practices isn’t just a guide for building ARIA widgets, it is a great resource for testing. First, make sure the widget matches its description. Second, test the keyboard interaction as outlined. Third, make sure the ARIA roles, states, and properties… Continue Reading Accessibility Tip – September 2021
I’ve told this story many times over the year during the many presentations I have given on this topic. I apologize to anyone who is tired of hearing it. I have been in the field of accessible web design since the mid-1990s when I became the “Webmaster” for a small… Continue Reading Just what is a good Alternative Description?
Quick Tip: Label in Name The “label” text that visually identifies a component should typically be the same as the “name” text read by a screen reader. WCAG requires that the visible text for link, button, and the form input labels must be contained within the text presented to users… Continue Reading Accessibility Tip – August 2021