Lightbox, modal window, dialog, overlay… There are many names used to describe a component with the same (or very similar) functionality. For the purpose of this article, I will use these terms interchangeably to refer to a window which is triggered by the user, appears on top of the viewed page overlaying other content, and which must be acknowledged by the user before they can come back to the main page area.
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More Tips for Creating Accessible Forms
Tips to help make your forms more accessible, covering common issues that I have come across when evaluating forms for accessibility conformance and providing techniques for improving their overall accessibility.
Tips on combining image and text links
Tips on combining image and text links that link to the same resource, a requirement stated in the Web Content Accessibility guidelines.
Improving travel websites accessibility: infographic
Infographic with highlights from our recent whitepaper, Improving travel website accessibility.
Improving travel website accessibility
Web accessibility can increase customer satisfaction, generate revenue, improves brand loyalty and can even enhance search engine performance. It’s also a legal requirement under the Equality Act 2010. But how many travel companies recognise this potential?
Captions, audio descriptions and transcripts
This video gives you some advice about alternatives for audio and video content.
A few tips on accessible links
This video gives you some tips on how to create accessible links.
Making websites accessible without sacrificing aesthetics
Fifteen years after the Web Accessibility Initiative was launched, which aimed to improve web usability for those with disabilities, online accessibility is still widely ignored. Far too often there is a belief that a compromise must be made between accessibility and an attractive design.