disclosure-button custom control

Posted on Friday, 2 May 2014 by Steve Faulkner

web components and accessibilityCedric Trevisan and I have been cooking up a simple custom element, web component (using polymer) that provides a flexible disclosure control with accessibility baked in.

It’s still in progress (Cedric will follow up with a detailed post on how he got it to work!) but here’s a sneak peak:

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Usability and accessibility opportunities in a web component world

 


About Steve Faulkner

Steve is the Senior Web Accessibility Consultant and Technical Director, TPG Europe. He joined The Paciello Group in 2006 and was previously a Senior Web Accessibility Consultant at Vision Australia. He is the creator and lead developer of the Web Accessibility Toolbar accessibility testing tool. Steve is a member of several groups, including the W3C HTML Working Group and the W3C Protocols and Formats Working Group. He is an editor of several specifications at the W3C including HTML 5.1, Using WAI-ARIA in HTML and HTML5: Techniques for providing useful text alternatives. He also develops and maintains HTML5accessibility

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Amazing. You accomplished in a matter of months what we were not able to do in years with teams of people. We now are on the way to having a fully usable interface for all our clients, regardless of their ability.

Gary Moulton, Accessibility Program Manager, Yahoo!