“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 […]Continue reading Anatomy of Accessible Forms: Errors of the ways
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 […]Continue reading Anatomy of Creating Accessible Forms: Practice the best
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 […]Continue reading Anatomy of creating accessible forms: Is this field ‘Required?’
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
Once a friend told me about a site and asked me to sign up to do some course. He told me that “Sign up” was a link that I needed to click to register myself on the site and do the course. I pulled the links list in my screen reader and searched for some […]Continue reading Links VS Buttons: A Perennial Problem
I was thinking of implementing infinite scroll on my home page & remove pagination but then I thought I need to make this accessible. There is no point providing a feature & later realizing that it is not accessible for majority of users. My main goal was to see if I can make infinite scroll […]Continue reading Infinite Scroll & Accessibility! Is It Any Good?