Category Archives: Standards

Using the HTML title attribute – Updated Dec 2012

tl;dr If you want to hide content from mobile and tablet users as well as assistive tech users and keyboard only users, use the title attribute. The details The HTML title attribute is problematic. It is problematic because it is… Continue Reading Using the HTML title attribute – Updated Dec 2012

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Using WAI ARIA Landmark Roles – updated

Refer to Using WAI-ARIA Landmarks – 2013 Ukranian translation of Using WAI-ARIA Landmarks 2011 by Vlad Brown.

Posted in HTML, HTML 5, iPhone, JAWS, landmark roles, NVDA, Safari, Screen Readers, Standards, VoiceOver, W3C, WAI-ARIA, Web Accessibility, Window Eyes, WordPress, Zoomtext | 35 Comments

US Access Board to Hold Technology Listening Sessions in Chicago

US Access Board to sponsor special Listening Session on September 30, 2010 from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. CST, at the Courtyard by Marriott Magnificent Mile Hotel, Courtyard Marriott Magnificent Mile 165 East Ontario Street, Chicago. Continue reading Continue Reading US Access Board to Hold Technology Listening Sessions in Chicago

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HTML5: Techniques for providing useful text alternatives

HTML5: Techniques for providing useful text alternatives is a work in progress currently edited by me, I encourage anyone with an interest to contribute to its development.

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Update on the Section 508 / Section 255 Guidelines

I thought I’d clear up any potential confusion over the recent rumor that the revised version of the Section 508 and Section 255 guidelines would be published for public comment in March. Last night I confirmed with the US Access… Continue Reading Update on the Section 508 / Section 255 Guidelines

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