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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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All content with position: relative is hidden once button has focus in overflow-y:auto parent container

I am creating an accessible chat window for use in a project. The buttons must be focusable to perform actions on each message.

Tags: 
  • html
  • css
  • focus
  • overflow
  • accessibility

How to "disable" a radio button in a way that a screen reader would still read the text and indicate to a user that it is disabled?

I have a use case where I want to disable some radio buttons, but there are ways to go back an re-enable this radio buttons.

Tags: 
  • javascript
  • html
  • css
  • accessibility

Equivalent to null alt text for purely decorative videos

Our marketing department has made a new homepage for our site that uses a looped .mp4 file of people walking down a hallway that's being used as the background for our header/logo area.

Tags: 
  • html
  • html5-video
  • accessibility
  • alt
  • wcag2.0

Using checkboxes for outputting Boolean choices [closed]

UX_StackExchange

Apologies in advance: this is a bit of a long set-up for a short question!

Tags: 
  • design
  • accessibility
  • html

How to ignore decorative text for accessibility reasons

I'm trying to find out a way of ignoring decorative text similar to ignoring decorative images using an empty alt.

Example:

Tags: 
  • html
  • accessibility
  • wai-aria

How to use aria to label a button with non-intuitive text tabel

I have a button that looks like this:

<button type="button">
Remove
</button>

Tags: 
  • html
  • accessibility
  • wai-aria

How to make clickable <tr> accessible?

Stackoverflow

I have a table where every <tr> opens the <tr> below it.
How can I make it accessible to the user

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

Making "image select" accessible

I want to build an "image select" feature into my form, like this:

Tags: 
  • html
  • accessibility

Angular i18n localization of label containing interpolation

In my template I have a bunch of cards, each has name and a button. Button title should contain name. Simplified:

Tags: 
  • html
  • angular
  • localization
  • accessibility

When you use the escape key to exit something in a web browser, like a modal dialogue box, where does focus go?

Stackoverflow

In most cases there doesn't seem to be any visual indication which must be difficult for users who rely on the keyboard.

Tags: 
  • html
  • css
  • browser
  • focus
  • accessibility

How to label a loading animation for WAI-ARIA?

Stackoverflow

I'm working on fixing some accessibility issues on a web page.

Tags: 
  • html
  • accessibility
  • wai-aria

How to nest role attributes in HTML?

I need to nest some elements where two elements have a role attribute.
Is it possible that the inner elements are also read out?

My code:

Tags: 
  • html
  • accessibility

Focus Label when Input is focussed with angular

I have a webpage which uses radio button labels as buttons, with inputs hidden

Tags: 
  • html
  • css
  • angularjs
  • 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

Pausing in a screen reader for accessibility

Stackoverflow

I have been using the Mac OSX's built in screen-reader for testing my site, I know it's not the best but it's all I have for now. But I'm finding it isn't pausing at the end of elements...

Tags: 
  • html
  • css
  • accessibility
  • screen-readers

Vaadin-grid accessibility - Polymer

Is there any way in which I can make my Vaadin-Grid accessible for screen reader users or even simply by tabbing?

Tags: 
  • html
  • vaadin
  • accessibility
  • vaadin-grid

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

When does a screenreader read image alt text?

Stackoverflow

Please correct me if I am wrong, but usually screen reader navigation works by pressing the tab key, and usually you do not have (or need) tab-able images.

Tags: 
  • html
  • accessibility
  • screen-readers