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Re: Usage of title attribute or hidden label


From: Paul J. Adam
Date: Nov 6, 2013 10:01AM

Hey Jennifer, no I’m not aiming for a personal debate. I’m just trying to point out that all Accessibility experts, even those in the same company have differing opinions/evidence for why to use or not use the title attribute.

I’m always open for a good Accessibility debate however :)

On Nov 6, 2013, at 10:27 AM, Jennifer Sutton < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

> Paul, et al:
> Paul, thanks for your post. Now, it seems to me, the original
> poster has a range of articles and opinions upon which to base this decision.
> I was simply seeking to present a wider perspective; your response
> feels like you're aiming for more of a personal debate than I am.
> Jennifer
> At 08:12 AM 11/6/2013, Paul J. Adam wrote:
>> Hey Jennifer, so that's one article from a TPG employee saying don't
>> use the title attribute.
>> Here's an article from another TPG employee saying DO use the title
>> attribute ;) http://juicystudio.com/article/hidden-label-firefox-bug.php
>> I also disagree that the title attribute is bad and posted that
>> comment on Steve's article you linked to.
>> Paul J. Adam
>> Accessibility Evangelist
>> www.deque.com
>> On Nov 6, 2013, at 10:07 AM, Jennifer Sutton < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
>>> So, to those who are recommending the title attribute, I'm wondering
>>> whether this article from the Paciello Group is relevant, so may be
>>> worth considering. It's from January of this year:
>> http://blog.paciellogroup.com/2013/01/using-the-html-title-attribute-updated/
> > >