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HTML5Accessibility.com updated

Posted on Wednesday, 12 March 2014 by Steve Faulkner

Since October 2010 I have been testing and recording information on HTML5Accessibility.com about the implementation of accessibility support in browsers for new HTML5 features. I had let the updates to the site slide, but have made a concerted effort in 2014 to provide the information on the latest browsers.

Enabling landmark-based keyboard navigation in Firefox

Posted on Tuesday, 2 July 2013 by Matthew Atkinson
4 comments on: Enabling landmark-based keyboard navigation in Firefox

Landmark navigation is an increasingly important accessibility tool, and one that will become even more powerful as HTML5 is adopted, but it has mostly been restricted to users of “heavy” (and sometimes costly) assistive technologies (ATs) such as screen readers. Browsers do not offer keystrokes to move between landmarked regions on the page, so people […]

aViewer 2013

Posted on Monday, 11 March 2013 by Steve Faulkner
10 comments on: aViewer 2013

Here at the paciello group we are very excited by the improvements being made to our aViewer accessibility API information inspection tool. We want to share the updated aViewer with you and in the process elicit your feedback on the new features and any bugs you may find.

Any time I have a question about Web accessibility, TPG’s Steve Faulkner is the first person I ask. And he’s almost always the only person I need to ask—because I hardly ever come up with a question about Web accessibility that he can’t answer.

Mike[tm]Smith, HTML Activity Lead - W3C (World Wide Web Consortium).