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Open letter to Opera re: Accessibility Support

Posted on Thursday, 14 June 2012 by Steve Faulkner. 17 comments on: Open letter to Opera re: Accessibility Support

The latest Opera browser has been released; Opera 12. In many ways Opera is a great browser and Opera 12 includes lots of shiny new stuff, but still no support for assistive technology (AT) users. Opera excels in implementing HTML5 support for some users, but others are left behind. Here are some suggestions on how […]

how to remove CSS outlines in an accessible manner?

Posted on Monday, 23 April 2012 by Steve Faulkner. 7 comments on: how to remove CSS outlines in an accessible manner?

Anybody with any real world accessibility experience knows that using CSS :focus {outline:none} as recommended in the WHATWG HTML living standard is not a solution to any problem, it only replaces one accessibility issue with another. This why I worked hard to get the advice still present in the ‘living standard’ removed from the W3C […]

Is NVDA Strictly a Web Accessibility Screen Reader?

Posted on Wednesday, 21 March 2012 by Mike Paciello. 17 comments on: Is NVDA Strictly a Web Accessibility Screen Reader?

Last week, Jamie and Mick of NVDA announced that their open source, free screen reader organization is in need of funding: Blind Ambition Plea for Funds to Keep Free Software Project Alive NVDA is perhaps the cream of the crop when it comes to web accessibility for blind users. The user experience is equally terrific. […]

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