The HTML <abbr> element is deceptively familiar and attractive, its been around forever (1999) and thus people assume that it does what it does and does it well. Nothing much changed over the iterations of the abbr element definition over the years. One notable exception is that the acronym element was obsoleted in HTML5 and […]
In 2012 I wrote: While reading Jared Smith’s excellent article WCAG Next I was drawn to the following statement “next to impossible to evaluate” in reference to the checking of WCAG 2.0 success criterion 4.1.1 Parsing. In 2015 I wrote WCAG 2.0 Parsing Criterion is a PITA which discusses the ins and outs of the […]
It’s almost that time of year – the annual pilgrimage to sunny California for the CSUN Assistive Technology Conference. From March 11 – March 15 the Anaheim Marriott will be filled with eager attendees and presenters excited to exchange knowledge about advances in the world of accessibility and assistive technology. The Paciello Group is no […]
Introduced in HTML5, the required attribute conveys that a particular form control or grouping of controls must have a valid value on form submission. For some controls, a valid value may be a boolean (radios and checkboxes), a non-empty string (standard text fields or selects), or a specifically formatted entry (email, number, date, etc.). Now […]
Here at The Paciello Group (TPG) we have a technical accessibility testing process which does not involve the use of automated tools. The technical audit results we provide to our clients are based solely on manual testing of a web site, web application, mobile or desktop application.