Tag Archives: Screen readers

Developers please don’t detect my screen reader

Few years back when one of the developers asked me if screen reader detection on the browser a good idea, I counter questioned “What can you do if you can make a screen reader detection? The answer is a straight a lot. Enhanced experience can be provided for screen reader users where ever necessary. After… Continue Reading Developers please don’t detect my screen reader

Vocalizer Expressive

People who know assistive technologies (AT) will be familiar with screen reading technologies. All the screen readers either computer or mobile, run with the help of text to speech (TTS) engines. With the wider adoption of TTS engines screen readers are not only the technologies that are using speech synthesizers. Audio enabled ATMs, Google maps,… Continue Reading Vocalizer Expressive

2.4.2 Page Titled

Web pages have titles that describe topic or purpose (level A). Description Page Titled is a simple WCAG 2.0 (external website) success criteria and is very important one. Every page should have an unique page title. As per WCAG 2.0 SC 2.4.2(External website) the page title should describe the topic of the page, purpose of… Continue Reading 2.4.2 Page Titled

How to type using voiceover

Unlike a physical keyboard, an on screen keyboard is little difficult to type for any user. Imagine it if the user is a visually challenged? Of course so many mobile screen readers are available in the market to make the task easy for persons with visual challenges. When I have compared various touch screen phones… Continue Reading How to type using voiceover

ARIA Role Presentation

ARIA, Accessible rich internet applications is a revolution for accessibility development in the recent past. Many developers are using ARIA technology but still the awareness is low. I have decided to put my bit of effort to let developers understand the magic ARIA can do. From here I will give a small description of the… Continue Reading ARIA Role Presentation