Category Archives: accessibility testing

Examples of ‘skip links’ on some bank sites

While discussing long descriptions on the HTML working group mailing list I took a look at how some sites provide skip links as an example of contingent visible display of content as a more palatable design concept for some accessibility… Continue Reading Examples of ‘skip links’ on some bank sites

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Notes on Web Components + ARIA

After listening to the Google IO¬† web components presentation I decided to take another look at this emerging web technology. It sort of struck me as a client side version of server side includes. Anyway I was interested in testing… Continue Reading Notes on Web Components + ARIA

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HTML5 Accessibility Chops: ARIA role=alert browser support

ARIA role=alert is supported across modern browsers and assistive technology, but implementation in browsers differ, which can lead to role=alert appearing to be unsupported.

Posted in accessibility testing, Assistive Technology, CSS, Firefox, HTML, HTML5, Internet Explorer, JavaScript, JAWS, live regions, MSAA, NVDA, Safari, Screen Readers, WAI-ARIA, Web Accessibility | 17 Comments

What’s ‘large text’ in WCAG 2.0 parlance?

I put together an example page, mainly for my own use, providing some examples of what in WCAG 2.0 terms is considered large and small text. WCAG 2.0 provides the font measurements in terms of points, so I initially used… Continue Reading What’s ‘large text’ in WCAG 2.0 parlance?

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