1. How to be a keyboard accessibility super hero

    Written by on July 30, 2014 in Design, Development, Top posts

    You too can be a keyboard accessibility super hero if you do these three simple things really well. The best part is, you don’t even have to work that hard to do them and they make you look brilliant!

  2. Automatic infinite scrolling & accessibility

    Written by on May 21, 2014 in Design, Top posts

    Automated infinite scrolling is a popular web design technique even though it creates difficult accessibility problems for keyboard users.

  3. Emotions & web accessibility

    Written by on April 25, 2014 in Top posts, Understanding accessibility

    There’s an emotional aspect to accessibility that makes it difficult to determine exactly how we should design for a particular persona.

  4. Infographic accessibility: text is text

    Written by on February 4, 2014 in Top posts, Understanding accessibility

    Infographics are growing in popularity, but they are often criticized for the accessibility challenges they create. Here’s an infographic that was very surprising when it comes to accessibility, and we felt it should be celebrated and shared as a positive—a small thing, done well.

  5. Five stages of accessibility

    Written by on November 11, 2011 in Top posts, Understanding accessibility

    Organizations grow over time. Their understanding of accessibility and their attitude towards it change too. Have you seen these five stages of accessibility where you work?

  6. Keyboard accessible YouTube controls

    Written by on May 17, 2011 in Development, Top posts

    Full keyboard functionality is a must-have for accessibility. Here’s how we solve one of the problems with keyboard access for embedded YouTube videos.

  7. Better for accessibility

    Written by on January 21, 2011 in Development, Top posts

    You may have heard that display:none is bad for accessibility and that you should use off-left positioning instead. It isn’t about using display: none; or off-left positioning. It isn’t just about screen reader users. It’s about making an interface work for everyone with efficient keyboard access for everyone that needs it—sighted or not.

  8. Will we ever get required fields right?

    Written by on December 1, 2010 in Development, Top posts

    I see forms all the time that make me wonder if we’ll ever see people noting required fields in a form correctly. I bet you do too. Timing is everything, and yesterday—just as an article of ours was published at A List Apart called ARIA and Progressive Enhancement where we look at required fields in detail—I saw an example of a form that just makes me cringe.

  9. Required form fields

    Written by on October 10, 2005 in Development, Top posts

    Use a separate fieldset for required fields, or denote them with an asterisk that is visually placed to the right of the input control using absolute positioning but is part of the label.