The following content written by me, was until recently a part of the W3C Custom Elements specification, but was removed/substantially re-written when a new editor took over. As we think, in the form represented here, it’s a useful introduction to custom element semantics, we have re-published it. Custom Element Semantics The default semantics of a custom […]
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This is a comment I made on the article Pursuing Semantic Value The author requested that I post it separately, so I have.
There’s a lot of help online about making Portable Document Format (PDF) accessible. Even with all the advice out there, I still encounter people who find it difficult to make their documents friendly to people with disabilities. It seems a lot of people have a hard time translating what’s in a tutorial to the PDF […]
My colleague Adrian Roselli and I recently joined the W3C Web of Things (WoT) Interest Group, so I thought I should provide a summary of what we mean when we talk about the “web of things” and the implications, as well as opportunities, for accessibility. The concept of the Internet of Things (IoT) has been the subject […]
Native HTML elements don’t require the addition of ARIA attributes to expose the semantics they have, as, for the most part, browsers expose this information: YAY. This is expressed in the ARIA specification: …there are many situations in which WAI-ARIA semantics are redundant with host language semantics. It is also expressed in HTML as a […]