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Income opertunity for people with disabilities

Dear Readers, Accessworks is a portal that connects businesses who need usability testing of their digital assets to users with disabilities. Accessworks is a joint project between Australian Loop11 and US based non-profit Knowbility. Due to the demand in usability testing with users with disabilities on their experience doing standard web-based tasks like shopping, registering […]

1.2.1 Audio-only and Video-only (Prerecorded)

For prerecorded audio-only and prerecorded video-only media, the following are true, except when the audio or video is a media alternative for text and is clearly labeled as such: (Level A) Prerecorded Audio-only: An alternative for time-based media is provided that presents equivalent information for prerecorded audio-only content. Prerecorded Video-only: Either an alternative for time-based […]

Inquiry into HORRIBLE INCIDENT making disabled woman passenger crawl

A pitition was filed for your signature by Kamayani M. on Avaaz.org. Please sign the pitition and support people with disabilities for their basic rights. What’s the pitition about? On 29, Jan evening, disability activist Anita Ghai landed at Delhi airport from Dehradun on an Air India flight. A seasoned traveller, she waited with patience […]

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 […]

Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) 2015 in India

By Deque India at Hyderabad Web Developers, QA/Test Engineers, User Experience / Usability professionals from IT Industry who want to understand web accessibility standards, laws, testing strategies, Deque automation tools, and screen reader demos are invited. Venue: Hyderabad International Convention Centre (HICC), Near Hi-tech City, Hyderabad Time: May 21st 2015, 3 PM to 6 PM […]

SARTHAK – Regional Summit 2015 (Hyderabad)

On 26th last month I had a privilege to be a part of SARTHAK round table conference here in Hyderabad. Delegates from government, corporate and NGOs have their presence in spite of the Cricket World cup 2015 semi-final match between India and Australia. The conference was divided into 3 modules to have concentrated discussions on […]

ARIA-Flowto (property)

Aria-flowto property should be used when the reading order of the content on the page is not sequential or meaningful. As per WCAG 2.0 1.3.1 Meaningful sequence the content on the web page should form a sequential and meaningful reading order. Screen readers render the content on the web page from the source code order. […]

aria-checked (state)

aria-checked state is used to intimate the current state of a checkbox or radiobutton. When a native HTML checkbox or radiobutton controls are used the operating system API’s have the capability to recognize the role and the state. This identification will be dificult in case of custom checkboxes and radiobuttons. aria-checked has three possible values. […]

1.1.1 Non-text Content

All non-text content that is presented to the user has a text alternative that serves the equivalent purpose, except for the situations listed below. (Level A) Controls, Input: If non-text content is a control or accepts user input, then it has a name that describes its purpose. Time-Based Media: If non-text content is time-based media, […]

ARIA-Live

Web 2.0, unlike the traditional static web pages, modern websites have dynamic, auto-updating content. Websites which shows the scores of live matches, stocks that update very often, online news websites showing the headlines fall in this category. Only a small portion of the website is updated frequently. The entire page will not be refreshed. The […]

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