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OK ARIA! Role=feed is here & it’s not ready for prime time

It was a day of nightmares; it was a day of darkness in my digital world. I felt this as my fingers and the tab key of my keyboard were in a war with the ever-scrolling content in a shopping site.My head was about to explode into pieces, taking along with it the piccells of…

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Foresee Your Colors: Tools to Evaluate your design for Color contrast Accessibility

It is a sunny day. The sun is so dazzling in your eyes as you are walking in to your office from lunch. You want to finish up an email so quickly but your eyes are not so obedient to look at the computer screen as it has just entered a contrastive suddenness and they…

Inclusive Design 24 #ID24: An Open Platform for Inclusivity
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Inclusive Design 24 #ID24: An Open Platform for Inclusivity

Born was accessibility once upon a time. From usability, it has moved to a stage that is known as ‘Inclusivity’ – for all; by all.It is the people who have carried this forward here. But we need more and more platforms to discuss, collaborate and innovate with new ideas, designs and orchestrate solutions that are…

Anatomy of Accessible Forms: Errors of the ways

“To err is human.” “To prevent, suggest and correct are divine.” When we submit user data as in financial transactions, travel and entertainment bookings, or in filling surveys, it is quite common that we make mistakes. Let’s imagine we submit a form at the minimum of three times but we fail without knowing the reason…

Anatomy of Creating Accessible Forms: Practice the best

When we complete a task independently and successfully, the exhilaration is boundless. Filling forms on websites and apps for people with disabilities and even for the non-disabled is such a task and the independence in that is exciting, even if it is simple. The other day, I was amazed when I encountered such a scenario…

Anatomy of creating accessible forms: Is this field ‘Required?’

If anyone asks me to vote on a day of frustration, I would vote for the day when I tried to order for a cup cake on a new site and I utterly failed. Well, I selected my choice of cake; added it to cart;tried to fill my delivery address and there started the road…