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From: JP Jamous
Date: Nov 14, 2017 3:59AM


Thank you Karl. I was never aware of this term until now.

It sounds like a problem to A11Y. First we had breadcrumbs and now toast. What is next? Apple pie? Never mind. They already used that term too. Pie chart. It looks like the kitchen is now on our desktops.

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From: WebAIM-Forum [mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ] On Behalf Of Karl Brown
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Subject: Re: [WebAIM] toast accessibility

https://ux.stackexchange.com/questions/11998/what-is-a-toast-notification

And here I was thinking toast was something I had for breakfast :-/

On Tue, Nov 14, 2017 at 10:29 AM, John Hicks < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

> 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
> > >> > > >> > > >> archives at http://webaim.org/discussion/archives
> > >> > > >>
> > > > > > > > > archives at http://webaim.org/discussion/archives
> > > > > >
> >
> >
> > --
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> >



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Professional Certificate Web Accessibility Compliance (Distinction), University of South Australia, 2015