Category Archives: Mozilla

Rough Guide: browsers, operating systems and screen reader support

Practical screen reader support by browser and OS (11/07/2013) When testing aspects of support for new HTML5,  WAI-ARIA features and HTML features in general, I often test browsers that do not have practical support for screen readers on a particular… Continue Reading Rough Guide: browsers, operating systems and screen reader support

Posted in accessibility testing, Apple, Assistive Technology, ChromeVox, Firefox, Google, Google Chrome, HTML, HTML5, Internet Explorer, iPad, iPhone, JAWS, microsoft, mobile, Mozilla, NVDA, Opera, Safari, Screen Readers, WAI-ARIA, Web Accessibility, Window Eyes, windows | 9 Comments

HTML5 Accessibility Chops: title attribute use and abuse

For the past 7 years myself and others have banged on about the trouble with the title attribute in regards to accessibility and usability. Bottom line is that it is not well supported in browsers and its usefulness is severely… Continue Reading HTML5 Accessibility Chops: title attribute use and abuse

Posted in Google Chrome, HTML, HTML5, Internet Explorer, Mozilla, Opera, Safari, WCAG 2.0, Web Accessibility | 13 Comments

Brief history of browser accessibility support

The development of a ‘Brief history of browser accessibility support‘ was prompted by Google’s Evolution of the Web interactive infographic. I was dazzled by its coolness, but noticed that amongst all the web technologies ARIA 1.0 was not to be… Continue Reading Brief history of browser accessibility support

Posted in Accessibility, Apple, Assistive Technology, Firefox, Google, Google Chrome, HTML, HTML5, IAccessible2, IBM, Internet Explorer, microsoft, Mozilla, MSAA, open source, Opera, Safari, Screen Readers, Section 508, Standards, UAAG, UI Automation, VoiceOver, W3C, WAI-ARIA, Web Accessibility | 8 Comments

HTML5 Accessibility Chops: form control labeling

There are 2 methods of labelling a form control using the HTML label element. You can wrap the control inside the label element or you can include the for attribute on the label element, which has a value matching the… Continue Reading HTML5 Accessibility Chops: form control labeling

Posted in Accessibility, accessibility testing, Assistive Technology, Firefox, Google Chrome, HTML5, IAccessible2, Internet Explorer, JAWS, Mozilla, Safari, Screen Readers, VoiceOver, WAI-ARIA, Web Accessibility | 32 Comments

HTML5 accessibility

New site launched: www.HTML5accessibility.com a web site providing information about browser accessibility support for HTML5 features. It also provides links to work arounds for lack of browser implementation, so that you can use your favourite new HTML5 features and also… Continue Reading HTML5 accessibility

Posted in Firefox, Google Chrome, HTML5, Mozilla, Opera, Safari, Screen Readers, VoiceOver, W3C, WAI-ARIA, Web Accessibility | Tagged | 3 Comments