Having read Steve Faulkner’s post a short while ago about the often-questionable use of roles in HTML when a more suitable native HTML element would be far better, I was […]
May 16, 2021 | Development
The ARIA attributes aria-labelledby and aria-describedby can be used to provide an accessible name or accessible description for a subset of HTML elements. It is important to note that by […]
May 12, 2015 | Development
There has been ongoing discussion, mainly on twitter, about Dragon naturally speaking, ARIA and Accessibility APIs. A recent tweet informs these notes.
November 19, 2013 | Development
Recently Gez Lemon of TPGi wrote an article for the Opera Developer Network on Accessible drag and drop using WAI-ARIA. His colleague Cedric Trevisan has translated Gez’s article into French.
July 27, 2009 | Development
July 13, 2009 | Development
Victor Tsarin asked on Twitter Safari4 final came out but I don’t see any #ARIA improvements. Do you? The Safari 4 New features page talks about ARIA support Safari supports […]
June 11, 2009 | Development
The Microsoft MSAA API cannot provide mapping for all ARIA roles as it does not have defined roles and properties for all those defined by The ARIA specification, the Microsoft […]
May 26, 2009 | Development
For the roles defined in WAI-ARIA it is expected that browsers expose the role values via an accessibility API, on the Apple OS X platform the information is exposed using […]
March 17, 2009 | Development
For the roles defined in WAI-ARIA it is expected that browsers expose the role values via an accessibility API, on the Windows platform the information is usually exposed using the […]
March 16, 2009 | Development
An issue with the use of WAI-ARIA in HTML documents is that they don’t validate. When you run a HTML document containing ARIA attributes through the W3C Validator it shows […]
January 19, 2009 | Development
Assistive technology such as screen readers provide keyboard short cuts for navigating the content of web pages. For user input controls such as radio buttons and edit boxes the user […]
December 9, 2008 | Development
For WAI-ARIA to be useful, to people with disabilities who use assistive technology, access to the information that ARIA roles and properties provides must be well supported across a range […]
December 4, 2008 | Development
Aaron Leventhal has set up a new group for people who want to help provide free tools and resources for the advancement of WAI-ARIA.
September 9, 2008 | Development
I for one have been waiting to hear this news. One of the big 2 commercial screen readers will now support WAI-ARIA live regions. Let’s hope that this prompts GWMicro […]
August 22, 2008 | Development
Martin Kliehm has proposed a panel for South by Southwest (SXSW) held March 13-17, 2009 in Austin, Texas. : ‘Hands-On Accessible Rich Internet Applications (ARIA)’ .
August 9, 2008 | Development
There a bunch of interesting posts on Marco’s blog about WAI-ARIA: The first one ARIA in Gmail #1: Alerts is about the use of the WAI-ARIA role=”alert” and its use […]
August 7, 2008 | Development
Gez Lemon from TPGi has written an article for Dev.Opera, which provides an Introduction to WAI ARIA.
July 31, 2008 | Development
After covering a basic ARIA slider as well as a more complex slider component, we will take a closer look at how a slider can be used to create a […]
June 20, 2008 | Development