Archived posts, August 2011

Do not use display:none to visually hide content intended for screen readers

Hiding content with display:none hides it from all users, including those who use screen readers. Be aware of this when deciding how to hide content visually.

Posted on August 16, 2011 in Accessibility, CSS

Line-height in input fields

The Firefox default stylesheet uses the !important keyword when declaring line-height for text inputs. You can’t override this from an author stylesheet, so a workaround is necessary.

Posted on August 23, 2011 in Browsers, CSS

Testing on mobile devices without the hardware

Tips for installing and running the iOS Simulator and the Android Emulator for testing your web sites on mobile devices without buying lots of hardware.

Posted on August 30, 2011 in Browsers, Mobile Web, iOS