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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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accessibility for empty table cells

Stackoverflow

We are using axe to test accessibility.

Axe is giving the following issue when table cells are empty:

Tags: 
  • html
  • css
  • reactjs
  • accessibility

aria-label being read when it should not screen reader : WCAG

Stackoverflow

The html structure looks like this

Tags: 
  • html
  • html5
  • accessibility
  • uiaccessibility
  • wcag

Sortable table accessible to keyboard users

Stackoverflow

I have a <thead> with a couple of rows that are sortable. My markup currently looks like this:

Tags: 
  • html
  • html-table
  • accessibility

What heading level should a parent page heading be, or a heading at all [closed]

Stackoverflow

If you have a subpage (in my example school data) within a parent section (statutory information).

Tags: 
  • html
  • accessibility
  • semantic-markup

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

How to hide CSS generated content from screen readers without HTML markup?

Stackoverflow

How would one hide CSS certain generated content (used for pure styling) from screen reader? Is it possible without using HTML hacks like aria-hidden?

Tags: 
  • html
  • css
  • accessibility

What is causing this accordion nav to lose browser default focus?

Stackoverflow

What is causing this accordion nav to lose browser default focus?

Tags: 
  • html
  • css
  • twitter-bootstrap
  • accessibility

Accessibility: Can a label have children besides the input?

Stackoverflow

Accessibility question: Can a <label>...</label> have children besides an <input ... />?

Tags: 
  • html
  • accessibility
  • material-ui

JAWS starts announcing content in the middle of the page when navigating via form submission in IE11

Stackoverflow

I'm encountering something bizarre in which a page with a form and fairly minimal layout is read correctly by JAWS 16 and 18 in IE11 on initial load.

Tags: 
  • html
  • forms
  • accessibility
  • screen-readers
  • jaws

What's the difference between tabindex="false" and empty tabindex?

Stackoverflow

As per the title, what is the difference when I have tabIndex="false" versus having empty tabIndex?

Tags: 
  • html
  • focus
  • accessibility
  • tabindex

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

Make screen reader to read only the row that changed when all table is reloaded

Stackoverflow

I have a table with multiple rows and columns. This table as a whole is reloaded by AJAX once in a while.

Tags: 
  • html
  • accessibility
  • jaws-screen-reader
  • aria-live

Entire website built with SVG

Stackoverflow

I've been using SVGs for a multitude of things and I was able to get the exact result I was looking for. This got me wondering why we can't build entire websites with them...

Tags: 
  • html
  • SVG
  • web
  • accessibility

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

Accessible Table with Sub Headings / Category Separation

Stackoverflow

EDIT: To the person who tagged this as having nothing to do with ADA. This question has everything to do with ADA.

Tags: 
  • html
  • html-table
  • accessibility

Meeting 508 Accessibility requirements for complex data tables

Stackoverflow

I'm using a extension for Firefox to check for 508 compliance issues. found here:

Tags: 
  • html
  • html-table
  • coldfusion
  • accessibility

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

ARIA state for current page in navigation

Recently I've been implementing ARIA into a web application and I found this quest

Tags: 
  • html
  • html5
  • accessibility
  • wai-aria
  • wcag

Why use divs over tables for a TABLE?

This question at face value is a duplicate of: Divs vs tables for tabular data

Tags: 
  • javascript
  • html
  • html5
  • reactjs
  • accessibility

How do I make a screenshot image accessible?

I'm trying to make my website fully accessible for devices like screen readers. In one page on my site, I have a screenshot of an application showing a lot of text.

Tags: 
  • html
  • css
  • accessibility
  • wai-aria