Give Your Site Some Focus! Tips for Designing Useful and Usable Focus Indicators

What Are Focus Indicators? Have you ever noticed the blue outlines that sometimes show up around buttons or form fields when you're filling out a form? What about when you click on a menu item? Have you ever tried to make those outlines disappear? Here's a hint: by default, browsers use the :focus css pseudo class to give outlines to form fields and other elements… Continue Reading Give Your Site Some Focus! Tips for Designing Useful and Usable Focus Indicators

Why Unique ID Attributes Matter

Ambiguous IDs: Harmless Lurker or Queen of Disaster? A Little Background It's one of the most common WCAG 4.1.1 violations reported by automated accessibility testing tools such as aXe, and it can cause a fair share of problems for your users. It happens when more than one element on the webpage have the same ID attribute. People often ask me how these seemingly innocuous ambiguous… Continue Reading Why Unique ID Attributes Matter

M-Enabling 2016: Learn What’s Up in Mobile Accessibility

Next week is the 2016 M-Enabling Summit on mobile accessibility. Deque is pleased to return as a sponsor, and we hope you'll stop by our booth, one of the many panels we're participating in, and Monday night's M-Enabling reception. We are especially excited about our schedule of panels this year: our CEO, Preety Kumar, and our Chief Product Officer, Dylan Barrell, will be participating in panels… Continue Reading M-Enabling 2016: Learn What’s Up in Mobile Accessibility