Archived posts, May 2012

Make sure your HTML5 document outline is backwards compatible

When using the HTML5 sectioning elements, make sure the document outline created by the headings is backwards compatible.

Posted on May 2, 2012 in HTML 5, Accessibility

iOS orientation change and automatic text resizing

There is a clever script that fixes the iOS orientation change zoom bug. Here is a reminder about a couple of issues you may run into when using it.

Posted on May 9, 2012 in iOS, JavaScript, CSS

CSS generated content and screen readers

CSS generated content is announced in some—but not all—screen readers, so use with care.

Posted on May 18, 2012 in CSS, Accessibility

Safer event handling with jQuery namespaced events

By namespacing events in your jQuery functions, you reduce the risk of interfering with other scripts when adding or removing handlers.

Posted on May 24, 2012 in JavaScript

Hiding visible content from screen readers with aria-hidden

If you want to hide visible content only from screen readers in order to give users a better experience, aria-hidden may be an option.

Posted on May 31, 2012 in Accessibility