Coolfields Consulting Posts Tagged ‘Forms’

Dragon Naturally Speaking Video 9 – Internet Forms

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How to interact with web forms using Dragon NaturallySpeaking. I cover the most useful commands to enable you to do this easily – assuming the form has been marked up properly.

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Video: How Do I Know My WordPress Website is Accessible?

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In February 2014 I presented to WordPress London Meetup Group on some easy checks that anyone can do on their own websites to help make their WordPress website accessible. And here is the video of my presentation, along a with a transcript, the slides and the list of questions. When doing accessibility testing I often […]

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Accessible Forms – Grouping Elements Together With Fieldset

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The fieldset HTML element (and its accompanying legend element) can be used to group any set of input fields and brings useful accessibility benefits.

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Accessible Forms – Grouping Options With Optgroup

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The optgroup HTML tag is a grouping element used with a list of options in a select (or dropdown) input field. It provides a good usability feature but currently little for accessibility.

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Accessible Forms – Selects or Dropdowns

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The Select (or Dropdown) input field enables a user of a web form to make a selection from a list of items. This post looks at the best practices for using selects accessibly and pitfalls to avoid.

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Accessible Forms – Checkboxes and Radio Buttons

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Checkboxes and radio buttons both allow users to choose from a list of items. But they both can have implications for web form accessibility if they’re not used correctly.

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Accessible Forms – Should Every Input Have a Label?

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If you’re using text boxes on a web page you’ll need your users to know what they’re supposed to put in them. This post discusses the importance of the label tag, how to use it, and some best practices to keep in mind when designing or building web forms.

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Designing and Building Accessible Forms

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Introducing a series of posts on the best practices for making web forms accessible and some of the common pitfalls that can rob web forms of accessibility.

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