The ARIA attributes aria-labelledby and aria-describedby can be used to provide an accessible name or accessible description for a subset of HTML elements. It is important to note that by design, hiding the content (using CSS display:none or visibility:hidden or the HTML hidden attribute) of the element(s) referenced by these attributes does not stop the […]
The Paciello Group are pleased to announce that, with the support of Google, the aViewer accessibility object inspection tool source code is now available on Github under an open source licence.
People regularly ask me what I am working on at the W3C, here is a run down of standards/guidance documents I am editing/co-editing, contributing to (note: I am only 1 of the people at The Paciello Group involved directly in standards development at the W3C)
I co-wrote an article with Chaals McCathie Nevile for Smashing Magazine. The article explains the origins of the platform accessibility API, how it’s used by assistive technologies, and why semantic markup is such an important part of accessible interface design.
Some people say accessibility isn’t cool but don’t worry, The Viking and The Lumberjack have an idea how to change that. Join Karl “The Viking” Groves and Billy “The Lumberjack” Gregory as they discuss how to “Rebrand Accessibility” as only they could do!