Coolfields Consulting Posts Tagged ‘Forms’
Published: Oct 11th, 2011 | 1 Comment
The fieldset HTML element (and its accompanying legend element) can be used to group any set of input fields and brings useful accessibility benefits.
Published: Aug 24th, 2011 | No Comments
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.
Published: May 24th, 2011 | No Comments
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.
Published: Apr 26th, 2011 | No Comments
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.
Published: Apr 15th, 2011 | 1 Comment
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.
Published: Apr 12th, 2011 | No Comments
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.