Category Archives: Opera

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

Detecting if images are disabled in browsers

I received an email from an old friend and colleague pointing out that with images disabled in the browser, the support information in the data tables on HTML5Accessibility.com disappears. An issue and an embarrassment! This has now been fixed.

Posted in Accessibility, accessibility testing, Firefox, high contrast, HTML5, Internet Explorer, Opera, Safari, Screen Readers, Web Accessibility | 28 Comments

Opera doesn’t work with screen readers – does it matter?

One thing that should be obvious to anybody who has read my recent posts Rough Guide: browsers, operating systems and screen reader support and a Brief history of browser accessibility support or looked at HTML5Accessibility.com is that the Opera browser… Continue Reading Opera doesn’t work with screen readers – does it matter?

Posted in Assistive Technology, HTML5, Opera, Screen Readers, Web Accessibility | 14 Comments

Browser & Assistive Technology Tests Redux

I am always looking back through the TPG blog archives to find tests I have done in the past, as often I have forgotten where the tests reside. To remind myself and hopefully provide quick access to some useful resources… Continue Reading Browser & Assistive Technology Tests Redux

Posted in accessibility testing, Assistive Technology, Firefox, Google Chrome, HTML, HTML5, IAccessible2, Internet Explorer, iPad, iPhone, JAWS, landmark roles, MSAA, Opera, Safari, Screen Readers, UI Automation, VoiceOver, WAI-ARIA, Web Accessibility, Window Eyes | 1 Comment