The AccessibilityAccessibilityAccessibility (commonly shortened to a11y) refers to the design of products, devices, services, or environments for people with disabilities. The concept of accessible design ensures both “direct access” (i.e. unassisted) and “indirect access” meaning compatibility with a person’s assistive technology (for example, computer screen readers). (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Accessibility) Team shares accessibility expertise across the project to improve the accessibility of WordPress coreCoreCore is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. and resources.
You can also ask questions during Accessibility Team Office Hours every Wednesday at 14:00 UTC in the accessibility channel in SlackSlackSlack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform https://slack.com/. The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at https://make.wordpress.org/chat/..
For web forms to be accessible to all devices, it’s very important you use valid, proper HTMLHTMLHTML is an acronym for Hyper Text Markup Language. It is a markup language that is used in the development of web pages and websites.. This is the key to a good form.
Also inform users in an accessible way how to use a form, when there is an on error or when the form is successfully submitted.
Use valid HTML
Label controls (give an input field a label)
Group controls with a fieldset and legend
Provide instructions to help users understand how to complete the form
Validate user input
Add accessible user notifications (error and success messages)
Do not remove remove native outline styling on :focus unless you replace the styles with your own for all elements.
W3CW3CThe World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) is an international community where Member organizations, a full-time staff, and the public work together to develop Web standards.https://www.w3.org/. Web accessibilityAccessibilityAccessibility (commonly shortened to a11y) refers to the design of products, devices, services, or environments for people with disabilities. The concept of accessible design ensures both “direct access” (i.e. unassisted) and “indirect access” meaning compatibility with a person’s assistive technology (for example, computer screen readers). (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Accessibility) Tutorials: Forms Concepts
The placeholder attribute represents a short hint (a word or short phrase) intended to aid the user with data entry when the control has no value. A hint could be a sample value or a brief description of the expected format.
The placeholder attribute should not be used as a replacement for a label. For a longer hint or other advisory text, place the text next to the control.
If you must hide a label or control from vision, use the CSSCSSCSS is an acronym for cascading style sheets. This is what controls the design or look and feel of a site. class screen-reader-text and don’t use display: none.
GitHubGitHubGitHub is a website that offers online implementation of git repositories that can easily be shared, copied and modified by other developers. Public repositories are free to host, private repositories require a paid subscription. GitHub introduced the concept of the ‘pull request’ where code changes done in branches by contributors can be reviewed and discussed before being merged be the repository owner. https://github.com/: Accessibility issues in Select2