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Re: Usage of title attribute or hidden label


From: Paul J. Adam
Date: Nov 6, 2013 7:44AM

Title attribute, if you want a visible tooltip, can work as an accessible name or aria-label if you don’t want a visible tooltip. Visually hidden labels work too, though I’ve seen that if they’re positioned off screen VoiceOver for iOS’ focus gets messed up visually. Test on your target devices.

Paul J. Adam
Accessibility Evangelist

On Nov 6, 2013, at 8:00 AM, Alastair Campbell < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

> I would default to hidden label in that situation: It tends to be more
> robust in different situations, and doesn't cause mouse-over text to appear
> which can confuse the purpose of it.
> -Alastair
> > >