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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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Edge :focus styles

Stackoverflow

Trying to get the pseudo class :focus to work in Edge. This is working in Chrome and Firefox, but for ADA reasons, need it to work in Edge.

Tags: 
  • jquery
  • css
  • internet-explorer
  • sass
  • accessibility

Overriding preventDefault onclick when tab and enter are used for navigating

Stackoverflow

I have a navigation with dropdown menus on larger screens, and in order to create the proper responsive behavior for smaller screens, I've set preventDefault on the parent-link that has a dropdown

Tags: 
  • jquery
  • accessibility
  • screen-readers

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

accessibility - focus lock breaks by arrow keys when using JAWS

Stackoverflow

I have a function that locks the focus inside a dialog.

Tags: 
  • jquery
  • accessibility
  • jaws-screen-reader
  • arrow-keys

NVDA screen reader not reading and getting focus within role="dialog"

The Below mentioned code reflects a 'Dialog' on the screen. I am using the NVDA screen Reader to read the screen. When a Dialog box is opened, the focus should go to close dialog button.

Tags: 
  • javascript
  • jquery
  • html
  • accessibility
  • nvda

making focus invisible for radio buttons on click but focus should be visible on keyboard navigation

How do I make focus invisible for radio buttons only on click (focus should be visible through keyboard navigation)

Tags: 
  • javascript
  • jquery
  • css
  • angular
  • accessibility

Accessibilty for screen reader

How to make part of a div not visible for a screen reader using jquery?

Tags: 
  • javascript
  • jquery
  • accessibility

Anchor links inside div aren't accessible by tab key anymore

I'm currently delving on an A11y issue the project I'm working on has.

Tags: 
  • javascript
  • jquery
  • html
  • coffeescript
  • accessibility

Select all element of the DOM with javascript except all the children of a particular element

I'm trying to build an accessibility tool in order to enlarge and decrease all the characters in my websites.

Tags: 
  • javascript
  • jquery
  • accessibility

Checking if a site is 508 compliant

I know the Visual Studio 2012 has an accessibility checker that checks for 508 compliance, but a portion of our content is dynamically generated using Javascript and JQuery, and as such cannot be c

Tags: 
  • javascript
  • jquery
  • html
  • accessibility
  • section508

Getting started with Assets Framework - assets.cms.gov

I've seen some recommendations about using Assets Framework (assets.cms.gov) for accessibility.

Tags: 
  • jquery
  • user-interface
  • jquery-ui
  • accessibility
  • web-frontend

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

Differentiate between mouse "click" and screen reader "Press"

I'm make an accessible website menu and would like to differentiate between a mouse "Click" and a VoiceOver "Press" to open a submenu.

Tags: 
  • javascript
  • jquery
  • accessibility
  • screen-readers
  • voiceover

VoiceOver won't read child menus in dropdown navigation

I'm testing with the latest version of iOS on the iPad.

Tags: 
  • javascript
  • jquery
  • ios
  • twitter-bootstrap
  • accessibility

Take my web page focus to browser address bar using javascript / jquery

Desired behavior : When a Tabkey press happens on a particular dom element in a webPage I want my cursor focus to go to address bar.

Tags: 
  • javascript
  • jquery
  • html
  • keyboard-shortcuts
  • accessibility

mvc5 autocomplete with accessability to ARIA rules

I have code for autocomplete that is based on jQuery autocomplete. I want to change the code so that it conforms to the accessibility rules.

Tags: 
  • jquery
  • autocomplete
  • asp.net-mvc-5
  • accessibility
  • wai-aria

Mapping arrow keys to scrollwheel function?

I am running a slideshow on a client site. The slideshow animates each slide, and relies SOLELY on the scrollwheel of the mouse although it also 'swipes' when in touchscreen devices.

Tags: 
  • javascript
  • jquery
  • html
  • accessibility
  • scrollwheel