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Re: form select dropdown - label, title or aria?


From: Maxability Accessibility for all
Date: Sep 14, 2015 10:14PM

Hello Diane,

Do you have a possibility to have a place holder for your form elements?
Placeholders that do not disappear even after filling the field is a good
solution I can see as a work around in this case.
I think it's possible to make the placeholder available all the time using
Thanks and Regards

On Mon, Sep 14, 2015 at 7:20 PM, < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

> [Monday, September 14, 2015 4:51 AM]
> RP wrote
> > Web accessibility just does not mean for those who use screen readers or
> voice recognition software.
> I know that it's not just about screen readers. The challenge lies in the
> size of our platform and our process. Pretty much anything that affects the
> visual appearance has to go thru a design review. It's not as simple as me
> just adding the labels, which is easy to do by itself. It also involves
> changing the 'default' options that show in the select so there isn't undue
> repetition. These forms appear on nearly 500 websites, so it's affect is
> widespread and I can't just arbitrarily change it.
> Thanks,
> DianeT
> > > > >