The HTML tabindex attribute is used to manage keyboard focus. Used wisely, it can effectively handle focus within web widgets. Used unwisely however, the tabindex attribute can destroy the usability of web content for keyboard users.
Blog posts in the HTML 5.1 category
I have been testing and tracking browser accessibility implementation support for a range of new HTML features since 2010. Data can be found on HTML5accessibility.com. Over the last week I also undertook a more formal, targeted testing of the normative implementation requirements in the WAI-ARIA section of the HTML5.0 specification which is currently on its […]
Cedric 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: disclosure-button – specification doc. disclosure-button […]