3.3.2 Labels or Instructions

Labels or instructions are provided when content requires user input. (Level A) Description The web pages that contain form inputs should have labels. Labels help users to fill the correct information in the form field or select the correct option from the field. Associating the form fields with their labels allow users with motor controls […]

Chapter 10: Modal

A modal is a window that is overlaid either on a web page or on another window where the parent window is inert. The primary difference between a modal and a non-modal is that the window or page under the modal cannot be accessed until it is closed while the window or page under a […]

Chapter 6: Accessibility Label

The elements on the UI need to be exposed to the accessibility services such as Talkback and Voiceover. Content authors should ensure that the accessibility label is available for every UI element the user is expected to interact or navigate. The normal text displayed on the screen will be accessible by default and the content […]

Chapter 8: Accessibility Hint

Accessibility hint is an additional information user may require to interact with an element. It is similar to an instruction content author want to provide when interacting with a special control. So, the accessibility hint is not required for standard UI controls. They are available as part of the control themselves. When the content authors […]

Chapter 6: Forms

Accessibility of forms is an important and major concepts in web accessibility. In one or the other ways, every website will have at least one form. While most other elements on the web page allows the user to read the content or understand the visual presence or will allow the user to move between the […]

WCAG 2.0 Checklist

Maxability’s WCAG 2.0 checklist is a simplified version for the readers to easily understand and implement accessibility. This checklist no way supersedes original WCAG 2.0 checklist at W3C WAI. We still recommend using WCAG 2.0 checklist at W3C WAI for complete reference. Since WCAG 2.0 guidelines are not technology specific, we tried to explain the […]

WCAG 2.0 Checklist

Maxability’s WCAG 2.0 checklist is a simplified version for the readers to easily understand and implement accessibility. This checklist no way supersedes original WCAG 2.0 checklist at W3C WAI. We still recommend using WCAG 2.0 checklist at W3C WAI for complete reference. Since WCAG 2.0 guidelines are not technology specific, we tried to explain the […]

10 Accessibility Checks in 10 minutes

Quite often I receive requests to check the accessibility of a web page and say if it is accessible or not. In most of the cases the request is to identify high level accessibility issues to include in a business presentation. Being a screen reader user I can read through the page and identify few […]

Form Elements and Accessibility

Hyperlinks and forms are the most commonly found interactive elements on the web page. Providing accessibility features for forms is the most easiest but commonly ignored part while developing a website. Commonly observe forms on website are contact form, purchase form, sign up form etc. In this article let us understand the step by step. […]

Accessibility of IRCTC ticket booking process

  As promised here is the continuation for my previous post Accessibility of IRCTC registration. Before reading this post its worth having a look at the previous part. Booking a ticket –Home No mechanism to jump to the main content of the page including HTML headings. User has to navigate through the entire top navigation […]

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