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Avoiding redundant title attributes

By Isofarro on April 14th, 2008 - 9 comments

The title attribute is one of the overlooked attributes in the HTML collection. It’s most often used to mark up abbreviations with their expanded forms. Sometimes it’s used to rout around Internet Explorer’s tooltip behaviour of image alt attributes. The attribute itself is meant to supply optional supplementary information. The most beneficial example is in […]

Using titles on form fields

By Isofarro on March 25th, 2008 - 3 comments

Form elements provide a decent range of accessibility options: label elements match up label text with their corresponding field elements, fieldsets group together similar input elements and the legend provides a succinct title for these groupings of fields. With those elements alone, forms are fairly simple to mark up in an accessible manner. The difficulty […]

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