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HTML5 Accessibility Chops: data for the masses

Posted on Tuesday, 10 April 2012 by Steve Faulkner
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One of the stumbling blocks for working out what the effects on the accessibility of new (and old) HTML5 features is not having any publicly accessible usage data. It is difficult without data to argue for the inclusion of features in HTML5 or working out how features should be accessibility supported. I have made an […]

HTML5 Accessibility Chops: title attribute use and abuse

Posted on Monday, 23 January 2012 by Steve Faulkner
10 comments on: HTML5 Accessibility Chops: title attribute use and abuse

For the past 7 years myself and others have banged on about the trouble with the title attribute in regards to accessibility and usability. Bottom line is that it is not well supported in browsers and its usefulness is severely compromised as a consequence. All browser vendors are aware of the issues in regards to […]

HTML5 Accessibility Chops: the figure and figcaption elements

The figure and figcaption elements are 2 of the new elements in HTML5. Together they provide the promise of being able to mark-up, with meaning, the structure and relationship between a piece of content and associated content that acts as a descriptive label. Currently as implemented in browsers the semantics of figure and figcaption are […]