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Re: How to label the carousel region?

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From: Angela French
Date: Dec 27, 2016 10:25AM


No, a carousel slide projector. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carousel_slide_projector

I'm dating myself.

Angela French

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From: WebAIM-Forum [mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ] On Behalf Of Mallory
Sent: Wednesday, December 21, 2016 2:16 PM
To: WebAIM Discussion List
Subject: Re: [WebAIM] How to label the carousel region?

You mean a zoetrope? zomg!

On Wed, Dec 21, 2016, at 06:45 PM, Angela French wrote:
> I imagine use of the word "carousel" comes from the round container
> for holding film slides that were then projected one after another up
> onto a white screen. We had these in my house when I was a kid (dating
> myself!). I believe these were called slide carousels. Not to be
> confused with merry-go-rounds, also called carousels. **smile**
>
> Angela French
>
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> Behalf Of JP Jamous
> Sent: Wednesday, December 21, 2016 9:24 AM
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> Subject: Re: [WebAIM] How to label the carousel region?
>
> That is why I suggested Slideshow. It is after all a slideshow.
>
> Customers should have some knowledge of what a slideshow is. Even
> though they might be blind, this is a widely used term and they should
> be acquainted with it.
>
> -----Original Message-----
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> Behalf Of Judith Blankman via WebAIM-Forum
> Sent: Wednesday, December 21, 2016 10:35 AM
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> Subject: Re: [WebAIM] How to label the carousel region?
>
> I am concerned with using the term "carousel" for rotating ads because
> it's a design term, not necessarily how people would label or
> understand it.
>
> Would adding hidden text that explains what it does be helpful or
> verbose? Would it be annoying after a while?
>
>
>
> Judith Blankman
> Accessibility Strategist, Vice President
>
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: JP Jamous [ <EMAIL REMOVED> <mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> >]
> Sent: Wednesday, December 21, 2016 06:02 AM Central Standard Time
> To: 'WebAIM Discussion List'
> Subject: Re: [WebAIM] How to label the carousel region?
>
>
> A carousel is a list of images, ads or even text that moves from left
> to right or bottom to top. It is there for sighted people so they can
> watch many ads or items for sale without having to keep using the
> mouse to scroll down. Once they like something, they would click on it
> and go to it.
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: WebAIM-Forum [mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ] On
> Behalf Of karthik k
> Sent: Tuesday, December 20, 2016 10:32 PM
> To: WebAIM Discussion List < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
> Subject: Re: [WebAIM] How to label the carousel region?
>
> what is Carousel could you please explain?
>
> On 12/21/16, Rakesh P < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
> > Yes both should work, carousal may be a new word to many SR users
> > but it should be a learning curve.
> >
> > On Wed, Dec 21, 2016 at 3:28 AM, JP Jamous < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
> >
> >> You can use Carousel or slideshow. Either would work.
> >>
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: WebAIM-Forum [mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ] On
> >> Behalf Of Poornima via WebAIM-Forum
> >> Sent: Tuesday, December 20, 2016 3:23 PM
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> >> Subject: Re: [WebAIM] How to label the carousel region?
> >>
> >> Thanks everyone for the helpful suggestions, it makes a lot of
> >> sense to add the "region" role and "aria-label" to name the
> >> carousel. This will help screen reader user to understand the
> >> context of the carousel before entering into it.
> >>
> >> Following this I have one more question "How familiar is the
> >> Carousel word to all screen reader users to understand the
> >> component?" Is this the acceptable word among most users,
> >> appreciate your suggestions knew across usability or accessibility study!
> >>
> >> Poornima,
> >> Accessibility Tester.
> >>
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: Birkir R. Gunnarsson [mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ]
> >> Sent: Monday, December 19, 2016 12:59 PM
> >> To: WebAIM Discussion List
> >> Subject: Re: [WebAIM] How to label the carousel region?
> >>
> >> Use role="region" and aria-label="site carousel" for a site
> >> carousel container, or an aria-label that more precisely describes
> >> the type of carousel if you have many.
> >> Don't forget the requirement that users should be able to pause,
> >> stop or hide any animation lasting more than 5 seconds (and that
> >> this function, like any other webpage action, needs to be keyboard accessible).
> >> If screen readers require extra instructions on how to stop
> >> carousel, place those at the beginning of the carousel region (for
> >> ease of discovery).
> >>
> >> On 12/19/16, JP Jamous < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
> >> > Poornima,
> >> >
> >> > Visit any Amazon.com page and you will notice that they have a
> >> > screen reader message for their Similar Product carousel. You can
> >> > name the region whatever you want as long as it makes sense. Keep
> >> > it short to the
> >> point.
> >> >
> >> > -----Original Message-----
> >> > From: WebAIM-Forum [mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ]
> >> > On Behalf Of Poornima via WebAIM-Forum
> >> > Sent: Monday, December 19, 2016 11:24 AM
> >> > To: <EMAIL REMOVED>
> >> > Subject: [WebAIM] How to label the carousel region?
> >> >
> >> > Hi All,
> >> >
> >> > This is regarding a feedback I got to know from a screen reader
> >> > user about Carousel element. His feedback says "carousel should
> >> > be given a region name or label" to know they are entering into
> >> > the carousel region.
> >> >
> >> > I would like to hear your advice for the carousel region name and
> >> > label for Dot buttons present in carousel. Also any
> >> > implementation suggestions are appreciated.
> >> >
> >> > Poornima,
> >> > Accessibility Tester
> >> >
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