[Hpr] Comment form and edit field accessibility

Jonathan Kulp jonlancekulp at gmail.com
Tue Jun 2 03:36:43 PDT 2015


On June 2, 2015 5:01:26 AM CDT, Mike Ray <mike at raspberryvi.org> wrote:
>Hello,
>
>The edit fields in the comment form on the web site are totally silent
>once a screen-reader has switched into focus mode.
>
>This means that tabbing to the next field does not speak what it is
>for.
>
>This leads to folks like me needing to take the screen-reader out of
>focus mode so I can read the label, and back into focus mode to input
>text.
>
>Here's a fragment of html which would fix this, I hope this does not
>screw up any email clients set to render html.  If it is, shame on you:
>
><label for="name">Name :</label>
><input id="name" class="input" type="text" name="name">
>
>The <label for...> is what does it.
>
>Mike

Thanks for the tip. I can't fix the hpr site but will keep this in mind if I create forms for the sites I maintain. The school of music site will migrate to Drupal next spring, so hopefully Drupal does the right thing by default. 

Jon 


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