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A web of anxiety: accessibility for people with anxiety and panic disorders [Part 1]

Anyone booking a vacation has likely encountered persuasive notifications urging them to “Hurry, only 2 tickets left!” or to “Book now as 6 other people are viewing this hotel”. We’ve all fumbled to enter our credit-card details as an ominous timer counts down the number of minutes remaining to complete our transaction. The web is […]

Short note on the accessibility of styled form controls

Posted on Tuesday, 31 July 2018 by Scott O'Hara
1 comment on: Short note on the accessibility of styled form controls

Sticking with a native form control will almost always give your users a more accessible experience than trying to recreate one from scratch. Though the issue with native form controls is that they have an infamous reputation for being problematic to style. Outside of some of the HTML5 form controls, which have browser prefixed CSS […]

The current state of modal dialog accessibility

Posted on Friday, 29 June 2018 by Scott O'Hara
25 comments on: The current state of modal dialog accessibility

Modal dialogs continue to be troublesome UI components all across the web. Putting aside the fact they are often misused and thrust on users in a manner that interrupts their current task (asking me to sign up for your newsletter, while I’m in the middle of reading an article, is not cool), even appropriately used […]