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HTML5 Accessibility Chops: title attribute use and abuse

Posted on Monday, 23 January 2012 by Steve Faulkner
10 comments on: 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 compromised as a consequence. All browser vendors are aware of the issues in regards to […]

Sometimes people ask me where to go for help making their web sites accessible and TPG is always the first thing on my mind because people like Steve Faulkner are right there at the forefront of pushing web accessibility forward. They totally 'get' that to be truly effective in this area you need to understand the whole accessibility ecosystem from assistive technology, to accessible applications, to web standards and so on… this kind of expertise is rare.

David Bolter, Engineering Manager Accessibility - Mozilla