Coolfields Consulting Posts Tagged ‘Screen Reader’
Published: Dec 4th, 2012 | 1 Comment
I explain why it is that none of the links to external sites on my website open in new windows or tabs. This bugs some people who think that it loses me traffic. I’m not so sure.
Published: Nov 19th, 2012 | 9 Comments
In summer 2012 I presented to WordCamp UK about WordPress and Web Accessibility and flagged many accessibility deficiencies in the admin screens. But what has actually happened since then, and what changes are in the upcoming release of WordPress 3.5?
Published: Apr 26th, 2012 | 4 Comments
This post focusses on a WordPress plugin that I’ve created that takes some small steps to help with the accessibility of the WordPress admin screens.
Published: Dec 1st, 2011 | 5 Comments
Interested in a plugin that makes dropdown menus keyboard accessible in default WordPress themes?
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 27th, 2011 | No Comments
Part 2 of my write-up of the Evolving Standards in Accessibility 2011 event – held the Covent Garden offices of BCS (Chartered Institute for IT) on 25th May 2011.
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: Oct 20th, 2010 | No Comments
Using CSS page layouts can free up web page layouts and make life easier for users by placing the main content of the page nearer the top.