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filing bugs

Posted on Sunday, 29 June 2014 by Steve Faulkner.

    One of the ways to get things fixed in browsers, or at least understand why things aren’t/won’t be fixed,  is to file a bug. I spend a fair bit of time filing and commenting on bugs. (Updated to include reference to Opera bug report wizard)

Building an Accessible Disclosure Button – using Web Components

Web components are the next step in building modern web applications and a great way to prototype accessible widgets. Today we are going to build a disclosure widget, by extending the native HTML button element. Web components are a collection of several standards (Templates, Shadow DOM, Custom elements, Imports) that allow us to create reusable […]

HTML5 accessibility implementation support in browsers

Posted on Wednesday, 18 June 2014 by Steve Faulkner.

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 […]

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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).