1. Creating bulletproof headings

    Written by on May 12, 2016 in Development

    With some changes to the W3C guidelines on the horizon, Julie walks us through some best practices for headings, one of the web’s most humble-yet-powerful elements.

  2. Knowing when to break the rules

    Written by on June 27, 2011 in Understanding accessibility

    We have lots of rules to follow in web design and development and we need to know which ones to break and when. Validation is one of the “rules” that I’m giving you permission to break, when you add ARIA to your applications.

  3. Accessibility and HTML5 block links

    Written by on June 16, 2011 in Development

    HTML5 has many new elements and features. One of these is block links—we have the ability to wrap a link around block level elements. Here we take a look at the impact that this can have on accessibility.

  4. 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.