How to Make Web Content Accessible with ARIA

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As we are wrapping up 2013, we are bringing you the highlights of the Deque blog. Starting in July, Lisa Seeman wrote a series of blog posts on how to use ARIA to make complex web pages and applications completely accessible.  We have compiled all five posts from this helpful series here in case you have missed any.

 

How to Use ARIA: An Introduction

In this post Lisa introduces ARIA and it is used by assistive technologies to make web content accessible to users with disabilities.

Read How to Use ARIA: An Introduction

 

Making an Accessible Form with ARIA

In these next two posts, learn how to use ARIA to clarify important relationships between elements on a form so that a user with disabilities can easily understand them using assistive technology.

Read Making an Accessible Form with ARIA, Part 1

In the second part of the series, Lisa explains how to use ARIA to make an accessible form with validation checking and use it as an example to make any dynamic content accessible.

Read Making an Accessible Form with ARIA, Part 2

 

Landmark Roles and Page Structure

This post talks about using ARIA landmark roles to break webpages into easy to navigate sections which helps users who require assistive technology to access the content.

Read ARIA Blog Series: Landmark Roles and Page Structure

 

Building an Accessible Tab Panel - An ARIA Example

This post shows how to make a tab panel accessible using ARIA so that users with assistive technology can understand which tab is selected.

Read Building an Accessible Tab Panel - An ARIA Example

 

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