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Re: toast accessibility

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From: John Hicks
Date: Nov 14, 2017 3:29AM


The totp crowd were really grooving to that one !



2017-11-14 1:14 GMT+01:00 Steve Green < <EMAIL REMOVED> >:

> This song about toast was a UK top 20 chart hit in 1978. They don't make
> them like this anymore, which is perhaps no bad thing.
>
> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WJmKStqugMc
>
> Steve Green
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: WebAIM-Forum [mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ] On
> Behalf Of Birkir R. Gunnarsson
> Sent: 13 November 2017 22:15
> To: WebAIM Discussion List < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
> Subject: Re: [WebAIM] toast accessibility
>
> 1. Entirely unrelated to accessibility, but this song about toast has been
> a household favorite for years:
> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SHptn_3RyYE
> 2. Could you create an example of the type of goast messages you describe
> (or are they accessible on a public facing site you are working on)? Short
> of not using toasts at all, your list looks really good (it looks like you
> guys took care of all the accessibility implications).
>
>
>
> On 11/13/17, Ugurcan Kutluoglu < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
> > Hi Jennison,
> >
> > In addition to using an "assertive" live region and the other usual
> > techniques for screen reader users, we do the following on our toasts.
> >
> > 1- Avoiding using them, if possible. We prefer using an user
> > dismissible notification bar, with a close button, on top of the page.
> > 2- Using text length for calculating the amount of time the toast
> > remains on screen. It's currently 3 seconds plus 60 milliseconds per
> character.
> > 3- Toasts don't disappear if mouse pointer is hovering over them
> > 4- Making sure we are not relying on color to convey different toast
> > states. i.e Error, Warning and Success toasts have different icons in
> > addition to different colors.
> > 5- Making sure they have a visible border in Windows High Contrast mode.
> > 6- No toast messages on page load. We wait at least 5 seconds before
> > showing a toast.
> >
> > Ugi
> >
> > On Mon, Nov 13, 2017 at 11:07 AM, Jennison Mark Asuncion <
> > <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
> >
> >> I'd like to hear from folks who have created accessible toasts,
> >> including for but not limited to screen reader users. I'm
> >> particularly interested in how you've dealt with the practical
> >> reality that the intent of the toast is to only briefly show a
> >> message and then have it disappear.
> >>
> >> Jennison
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