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Re: please test these expanding content areas for me


From: Birkir R. Gunnarsson
Date: Nov 16, 2011 10:00AM

This might be a really good demo to add to either the BAD webdemo or
some "good practical uses of area" .. once implemented of course.

On 11/16/11, Humbert, Joseph A < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
> Angela,
> You could use ARIA and add the required roles and attributes to the div
> elements. You could use and modify the accordion widget guidelines from the
> WAI-ARIA Authoring practices 1.0:
> http://www.w3.org/TR/wai-aria-practices/#accordion .
> This would eliminate the need for the blank link. However, ARIA is not
> completely supported by all browsers and assistive technology.
> Joe Humbert, Assistive Technology and Web Accessibility Specialist
> UITS Adaptive Technology and Accessibility Centers
> Indiana University, Indianapolis and Bloomington
> 535 W Michigan St. IT214 E
> Indianapolis, IN 46202
> Office Phone: (317) 274-4378
> Cell Phone: (317) 644-6824
> http://iuadapts.Indiana.edu/
> -----Original Message-----
> [mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ] On Behalf Of Angela French
> Sent: Wednesday, November 16, 2011 11:26 AM
> To: 'WebAIM Discussion List'
> Subject: Re: [WebAIM] please test these expanding content areas for me
> Thank you all for your testing. Are you aware of other JS implementations of
> expanding divs that is more accessible/intuitive? I know content editors
> are going to moan if I say we can't have expanding content areas any longer.
> Angela French
>>I'd have to essentially give this layout a 0, not becausae it is not
>>accessible, once you know what to do, but because you have to really
>>think outside the box to even try to hit enter on a typical heading
>>that appears to be a perfectly normal text.