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.
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 […]
Can we rethink accessibility in more effective and sustainable terms—ones that generate a positive return on investment for providers and a pleasurable user experience for everyone?
Error messages can be problematic to convey consistently to all users across browsers and assistive technology (AT). Using simple HTML, with a little ARIA polyfil magic if you want to get fancy, you can robustly associate error messages with controls and ensure that users get the message every time.
A recent question prompted me to ask whether the SVG <text> element would pass WCAG 2.0 1.4.5 (images of text).