Oh! I am alright! No, wait! I forget things very easily. What do they call that? Short term memory loss? The other day, I was filling an online exam registration form. They asked me to write my office address, home address, work phone and home phone. I filled all the details, alright. But when I […]Continue reading Anatomy of Accessible Forms! Placeholder is a Mirage
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 is now a W3C Recommendation. This is an evolution of W3C’s accessibility guidance, including expansion of mobile, low vision, and cognitive and learning provisions. It maintains W3C’s accessibility guidance, while maintaining W3C’s standard of implementable, technology neutral, objectively testable and universally applicable accessibility guidance. Publication as a W3C Recommendation […]Continue reading WCAG 2.1 is a W3C Recommendation
2.1.1 Keyboard: All functionality of the content is operable through a keyboard interface without requiring specific timings for individual keystrokes, except where the underlying function requires input that depends on the path of the user’s movement and not just the endpoints. (Level A) Note 1: This exception relates to the underlying function, not the input […]Continue reading Understanding SC 2.1.1 Keyboard
2.1.2 No Keyboard Trap: If keyboard focus can be moved to a component of the page using a keyboard interface, then focus can be moved away from that component using only a keyboard interface, and, if it requires more than unmodified arrow or tab keys or other standard exit methods, the user is advised of […]Continue reading Understanding SC 2.1.2 No Keyboard Trap
Whenever I say that I make web & mobile Apps accessible for the disability groups, the first question some of the educated developers who understand accessibility ask me is, what browsers you test your APP’s on & which screen readers do you use? This is a very interesting question because, there are a wide variety […]Continue reading Screen Readers & Browsers! Which is the Best Combination for Accessibility Testing?
2.2.1 Timing Adjustable: For each time limit that is set by the content, at least one of the following is true: (Level A) Turn off: The user is allowed to turn off the time limit before encountering it; or Adjust: The user is allowed to adjust the time limit before encountering it over a wide […]Continue reading Understanding SC 2.2.1 Timing Adjustable