When you test your website with a screen reader there are a few basic commands you should know. Just remember not to make design decisions based only on your tests. Even with these useful screen reader commands, you won’t experience things in the same way as a person who uses a screen reader all the […]
I use twitter a lot via the twitter web UI. Often I see images in my twitter stream that contain interesting information and text content. Unsurprisingly this content is not available to people who cannot see the images or have difficulty interpreting graphical content.
When a form field has a label, screen readers will announce it automatically when focus moves to the field. If additional information is available to help people complete the task, it’s also a good idea to associate it with the field in question.