Coolfields Consulting Posts Tagged ‘Screen Reader’

WordPress Keyboard Accessible Dropdown Menus Plugin Version 0.1

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Interested in a plugin that makes dropdown menus keyboard accessible in default WordPress themes?

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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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Evolving Standards in Accessibility 2011 – Part 2

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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.

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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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Order of Page Components

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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.

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