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This listing is a compilation of both questions asked in-site and questions related to accessibility themes gathered from different sources (stackoverflow, UX Stack Exchange).

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Clean and accesible Other option (Check box and text box)

Stackoverflow

When I have a set of either check boxes or radio buttons I often need to have an Other choice.

Tags: 
  • javascript
  • html
  • forms
  • accessibility

Android Talkback not registering onFocus for web. How do I manipulate accessibility focus with Android Talkback?

Stackoverflow

As the title says, Android Talkback is not registering the onFocus event.

Tags: 
  • javascript
  • android
  • reactjs
  • accessibility
  • talkback

Accessibility: d3 brush/zoom can get focus and be controlled with keyboard

Stackoverflow

Any hints how to control d3 brush/zoom with keyboard:
1. Ability to focus on brush control
2. Ability to change brush area using keyboard

Is it supported out of the box?

Tags: 
  • javascript
  • d3.js
  • SVG
  • accessibility

How to tell screenreader to read a toggled element

Stackoverflow

Instead of adding/removing my different sections to/from the DOM, I'm only hiding them with aria-hidden="true", and unhiding them if certain <a> toggles are clicked.

Tags: 
  • javascript
  • html
  • toggle
  • accessibility
  • wai-aria

IE 11 loses tabindex on blur

Stackoverflow

When I trigger a blur event on an input, button or select element chrome and firefox keep the current tabindex.

Tags: 
  • javascript
  • internet-explorer
  • accessibility
  • internet-explorer-11
  • tabindex

Different accessibility of method based on how it is declared

Stackoverflow

Refreshing my Javascript knowledge here so I know this is the basics of the language. In my example I can see what is happening, I just can't put into words the reason why.

Tags: 
  • javascript
  • oop
  • methods
  • accessibility

WAI-ARIA Roles for Carousels (a.k.a. sliders, slideshows, galleries)

Stackoverflow

What WAI-ARIA roles should be used for carousels, like the one below?

Notes:

Tags: 
  • javascript
  • html5
  • accessibility
  • wai-aria

Screen readers and Javascript

Stackoverflow

I'm creating a website for a reading service for the blind and visually impaired and I'm using JavaScript (with jQuery) to print some stuff to some of the pages

Tags: 
  • javascript
  • jquery
  • accessibility
  • screen-readers
  • jaws-screen-reader

How to prevent Voice Over from reading unaffiliated HTML text (next div)?

Stackoverflow

I have an issue where drilling down into a text field with Control+Option+Shift+Down ends up reading more than what's currently inside of the text field.

Tags: 
  • javascript
  • html
  • osx
  • accessibility
  • wai-aria

react-day-picker: change arial-label attribute

Stackoverflow

The current aria-label format for the react-day-picker is

aria-label="Sun Oct 29 2017"

but how to change it to different format like

Tags: 
  • javascript
  • accessibility
  • react-day-picker

Jaws does not read the anchor tag text change when clicking on enter in IE

Stackoverflow

I have an anchor tag in my code like this.

Tags: 
  • javascript
  • internet-explorer
  • accessibility
  • jaws-screen-reader

How to display a list of links as a drop down select?

Stackoverflow

I want to display a list of links like a drop down select, without losing the semantic if possible. Here's what I tried. The CSS obviously does not work now.

Tags: 
  • javascript
  • html
  • css
  • accessibility
  • semantic-markup

IE issue: wrong tab focus

Stackoverflow

I have a link at the very top of the page called "Skip Navigation", that appears on the screen every time user presses Tab, and if he presses Enter while "Skip Navigation" is in focus, it takes him

Tags: 
  • javascript
  • html
  • css
  • internet-explorer
  • accessibility

NVDA is triggering the wrong button press script for my menu

Stackoverflow

The link below contains my expansion of the pull-out menu design originally conceived by Marcy Sutton. My desired effect was to create a navigation menu that included sub-menus.

Tags: 
  • javascript
  • accessibility
  • nvda

How to implement 'Skip to Content' between two frames

Stackoverflow

I am working on a website using frames. The top frame holds the menu items and the bottom frame holds the main content.

How can I href to main frame content section?

Tags: 
  • javascript
  • html
  • iframe
  • vbscript
  • accessibility

Prevent certain elements from receiving focus

Stackoverflow

So I have the following function. What it does is listens for the focus event on all elements.

Tags: 
  • javascript
  • jquery
  • html
  • accessibility

Setting aria-label/aria-labelledby within React.cloneElement()?

Stackoverflow

Basically, I'm trying to clone an element and change its aria-label within React.cloneElement.

Tags: 
  • javascript
  • reactjs
  • accessibility
  • wai-aria