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 […]
This week (5 June 2018) saw the release of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 as a W3C recommendation – meaning that the working group (which, among many others, included members from The Paciello Group) considers the guidelines stable and ready for implementation. WCAG 2.1 builds on top of WCAG 2.0, and it still […]
One of the new success criterion in WCAG 2.1 is 1.4.12 Text Spacing. Conforming to this criteria provides accommodation for people to modify their text styles according to their needs. The success criterion defines a set of text styles that must be supported. Thinking that this should be pretty simple to test using a bookmarklet […]
The aria-busy attribute, when set to true is supposed to provide a hint to screen readers that the content within the subtree of the element it is on is being updated and should not be announced.