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The CSUN 2016 UXathon

Posted on Monday, 14 March 2016 by David Sloan

Here’s your chance to help define what is meant by an accessible web experience! We’re interested in finding out more about how some common user interface design patterns can be made as useful as possible to use by people with disabilities, through The CSUN 2016 UXathon, at this year’s CSUN conference in San Diego.We’re very grateful to the CSUN […]

The state of hidden content support in 2016

Posted on Tuesday, 26 January 2016 by Steve Faulkner
13 comments on: The state of hidden content support in 2016

I have reported previously on support in browsers and screen readers (SR) for aria-hidden and the HTML5 hidden attribute. The last time was 2 years ago, the orginal article published 2 years prior in 2012 still gets lots of page views. As its a subject that developers are interested in, so here is an update.

Simple standalone toggletip widget pattern

Posted on Friday, 15 January 2016 by Steve Faulkner
21 comments on: Simple standalone toggletip widget pattern

Tooltips have always bugged me, apart from regularly mispelling as “TOOTlips” it is a bugger trying to create one that works across browsers with Assistive Technology (AT), in particular screen readers (I have also had a long history in battling the demons of native (title attribute) display in browsers). Then there is the issue of […]