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Knowing where the keyboard focus is at any time is critical for keyboard users to navigate through and to a particular page. It’s not only screen reader users who don’t use a mouse, many disabilities leave the keyboard as the only viable way to interact with a computer whilst still using a monitor. The dotted […]
There have been various discussions in web development circles about whether we can skip heading levels for various reasons, including structural consistency. Repurposing headers One of the benefits of a proper and consistent heading structure in an HTML page is that they can be repurposed to improve access to the content. For example, the heading […]
The typical websites of today commonly have small forms in various locations on the page. These forms could be logins, subscribing to mailing lists, site search, blog comment form; they are ubiquitous because they tend to cover important use cases on a site. It makes sense to inform screenreader users of these forms – particularly […]