Archived posts, November 2011

An accessible, keyboard friendly custom select menu

A way of styling the closed state of select elements without sacrificing accessibility.

Posted on November 3, 2011 in Accessibility, CSS, JavaScript

JavaScript-created markup also needs to be semantic and accessible

Browsers, assistive technology and end users have to deal with non-semantic markup even if it is inserted by JavaScript functions.

Posted on November 10, 2011 in (X)HTML, Accessibility, JavaScript

Screen readers and CSS

Some CSS intended for visual media types only has unexpected and semantic effects on screen readers.

Posted on November 17, 2011 in Accessibility, CSS

Styling buttons in iOS WebKit and -webkit-appearance:none

When applying CSS to buttons there are some odd behaviours in WebKit browsers for iOS. Luckily there are at least two ways of working around them.

Posted on November 24, 2011 in CSS