Use Only One on a Page | Adrian Roselli

That’s it. That’s the meat of the post. The title covers it all. You don’t need to read any further. You are, of course, welcome to continue since I spent all this time writing it. Definition For those who aren’t familiar with , the element is intended to be a container for the primary contentContinue reading “Use Only One on a Page | Adrian Roselli”

HTML For Screen Readers – Labelling Elements

To screen readers, a lot of the visual information that is presented on a webpage is lost. Because of this, we need to specifically provide information to them that may be obvious to a person looking at the page. One common way people define information specifically for screen readers is to wrap the descriptive textContinue reading “HTML For Screen Readers – Labelling Elements”

Léonie Watson: A quick & dirty introduction to ARIA – Front-end London – YouTube

An introduction to Accessible Rich Internet Applications (ARIA) 1.0. ARIA can be used to enhance the accessibility of content created with markup languages like HTML and SVG. With code examples and screen reader demonstrations, find out where ARIA fits into the web technology stack and how it helps improve cross-device accessibility. xx Source: Léonie Watson: AContinue reading “Léonie Watson: A quick & dirty introduction to ARIA – Front-end London – YouTube”

Avoiding Redundancy with WAI-ARIA in HTML Pages

Life’s been easy since we’ve started integrating ARIA roles in HTML code. ARIA has been providing additional semantics to help assistive technologies (ATs) and making it possible for developers to enhance the usability of web applications for people with disabilities. The fundamental question remains to date — do HTML elements need ARIA role attributes toContinue reading “Avoiding Redundancy with WAI-ARIA in HTML Pages”

Web applications and ARIA FAQ – Accessibility | MDN

WAI-ARIA is the Accessible Rich Internet Applications specification from the Web Accessibility Initiative at the W3C. ARIA provides a means to make web applications and widgets more accessible to a diverse range of users, including those who use assistive technologies such as screen readers or magnifiers. ARIA provides additional semantics to describe the role, state,Continue reading “Web applications and ARIA FAQ – Accessibility | MDN”

Getting started with ARIA – The Accessibility Project

ARIA (Assistive Rich Internet Applications), is a spec from the W3C and created to improve accessibility of applications by providing extra information to screen readers via HTML attributes. Out of the box, screen readers work with regular HTML, but adding ARIA can provide screen reader users with more context and greater interactivity with content. ARIAContinue reading “Getting started with ARIA – The Accessibility Project”

Notes on Using ARIA in HTML

This document is a practical guide for developers on how to add accessibility information to HTML elements using the Accessible Rich Internet Applications specification [WAI-ARIA-1.1], which defines a way to make Web content and Web applications more accessible to people with disabilities. This document demonstrates how to use WAI-ARIA in [HTML51], which especially helps withContinue reading “Notes on Using ARIA in HTML”