ARIA Label Bookmarklet

I love simple bookmarklets that visualize coding patterns. I was working on a project today and wanted to verify that aria-labels were sufficiently descriptive. So I put together this quick bookmarklet. aria-label bookmarklet Simply drag that up to your bookmark bar and click on it whenever you need to test a page. If an element […]

Use aria-labelledby to provide context to unordered lists

It’s not uncommon for a web page to include multiple sets of lists. This is especially true for a web site that aggregates information. The Yahoo! Finance home page contains at least 12 lists. Screen readers allow the user to navigate a page via lists and announce the number of items in each list. But […]

Keyboard Accessibility with the Space Bar

Keyboard accessibility is critical for your users that depend on voice recognition, onscreen keyboards, screen readers, ergonomic accessories, and your power users that prefer to avoid grabbing the mouse for every task. Most people test to make sure every interactive element can receive focus via the tab key and that buttons and links work with […]