Understanding SC 4.1.3  Status messages

Understanding SC 4.1.3 Status messages

Success Criterion 4.1.3 Status Messages (Level AA): In content implemented using markup languages, status messages can be programmatically determined through role or properties such that they can be presented to the user by assistive technologies without receiving focus. The modern web pages are so dynamic that many a times the results of user interactions are…

Knowability looking for mentors in its Accessible Internet Rally

Knowability looking for mentors in its Accessible Internet Rally

Hello Everyone! Do you enjoy encouraging and educating others about accessibility? Are you wanting a way to pay forward the accessibility knowledge othersshared with you? Are you looking for a way to continue sharpening your accessibility skillsand knowledge? Well, I have just the opportunity for you! The Accessibility Internet Rally (AIR) is a virtual contest…

Entrepreneurship and Accessibility by Shanisha Collins

Are you an entrepreneur? Have you ever wondered what accessibility means to your business? Have you ever asked ‘Is my business legally bound to be accessible?’ If so, are you still searching for the starting point and sustainable accessibility practices? Then we have the right session for you! HelloA11y is excited to present its next…

PDF Accessibility Tools & Resources Roundup

Some resources to help you get started with PDF Accessibility. Please use the comments to alert us to any resources that need adding to the list. PDF Accessibility Resources The Matterhorn Protocol 1.02To promote adoption of PDF/UA by software developers and document testers alike, the PDF Association’s PDF/UA Competence Center developed the Matterhorn Protocol, a…

Understanding SC 2.1.4 Character Key Shortcuts

Understanding SC 2.1.4 Character Key Shortcuts

Success Criterion 2.1.4 Character Key Shortcuts (Level A): If a keyboard shortcut is implemented in content using only letter (including upper- and lower-case letters), punctuation, number, or symbol characters, then at least one of the following is true: Turn off A mechanism is available to turn the shortcut off; Remap A mechanism is available to…

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Accessible Datepickers Roundup

Accessible date pickers or accessible calendar widgets as they are commonly referred to, are one of the most discussed topics between developers, designers and accessibility professional. It is not hard to make a calendar widget accessible but still we find inaccessible date pickers in the wild that are not usable by any assistive technology. We…