Text Splitting Causes Screen Reader Problems – Axess Lab

I am a screen reader user, and I am annoyed! I repeatedly encounter the same problem on websites. It’s about text splitting up. Let me share my agony with you! … The solution: role=”text” We had a similar problem on our site with headings, but the solution I used will work for links as well.Continue reading “Text Splitting Causes Screen Reader Problems – Axess Lab”

Learn How to Use ChromeVox Next Screen Reader [Videos]

www­.lireo­.com – When Chrome 56 was released in January 2017, people were excited with the new features, including:   One of the new features I think many people may have overlooked in Chrome 56 was the new ChromeVox… Key Takeaways from the Videos Turn on (and off) ChromeVox Next by holding down the CTRL +Continue reading “Learn How to Use ChromeVox Next Screen Reader [Videos]”

Responses To The Screen Reader Strategy Survey | HeydonWorks

In September of last year, I decided I wanted to hear stories about how screen reader users access The Web. I suspected, as a sighted web user, I made a lot of incorrect assumptions. Accordingly, I composed seven questions to find out about strategies for reading and operation.Following are the raw, unedited responses (minus theContinue reading “Responses To The Screen Reader Strategy Survey | HeydonWorks”

Make your single page apps work with screen readers | Web design | Creative Bloq

Single-page apps pose a significant accessibility challenge when it comes to communicating view changes. Without a page refresh, screen readers do not pick up these important UI changes, leaving vision-impaired users confused and unaware. curated by (Lifekludger) Read full article at Source: Make your single page apps work with screen readers | Web design |Continue reading “Make your single page apps work with screen readers | Web design | Creative Bloq”

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”

Screen Readers on Touchscreen Devices

In most browsers, hover over the video to display the controls if they’re not already visible.(You can try it yourself. Turn on your device’s screen reader in the Accessibility section. For iPhones, go to Settings > General > Accessibility > VoiceOver. For Android, go to Settings > Accessibility.  Give it a try for a fewContinue reading “Screen Readers on Touchscreen Devices”

How Windows Screen Readers Work on the Web – SSB BART Group

If you try to use a Windows screen reader on the web for the first time, you might find the experience to be daunting and confusing. This is because Windows screen readers introduce new access paradigms which do not always match what is displayed visually. Windows screen readers offer several modes to allow a userContinue reading “How Windows Screen Readers Work on the Web – SSB BART Group”

Accessibility – beyond the screen reader | Web design | Creative Bloq

There are 6.3 times as many people who have low vision than there are people who are blind. … People with low vision will usually either depend on browser features to resize text or zoom the page, magnification software, customized style sheets, built in high contrast themes, or a combination of the above. While screenContinue reading “Accessibility – beyond the screen reader | Web design | Creative Bloq”

WebAIM: Screen Reader User Survey #6 Results

In July 2015, WebAIM conducted a survey of preferences of screen reader users. We received 2515 valid responses to this survey, our highest thus far. … A few disclaimers and notices: Totals may not equal 100% due to rounding. Total responses (n) for each question may not equal 2515 due to respondents not answering thatContinue reading “WebAIM: Screen Reader User Survey #6 Results”