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Re: Easy Check - Page title tips and WAI example

From: suzette keith <suzette.skeith@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 15 Mar 2013 13:19:41 +0000
Message-ID: <CAH7X45MJpBnRHPjWN2EBXM8Wx_qS+PyBZTJEfYmyrL9WYPeNTA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Bim Egan <bim@w3.org>
Cc: Shawn Henry <shawn@w3.org>, "EOWG (E-mail)" <w3c-wai-eo@w3.org>
Bim
Thanks for that - this would mean that the W3C example is not demonstrating
best practice!
Suzette

On 15 March 2013 12:27, Bim Egan <bim@w3.org> wrote:

>  Hi Suzette,****
>
> ** **
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> On page titles, you asked:  ****
>
> Is the auditory experience different for screen reader users, or have
> behaviours changed since the introduction of multiple tabbed browser
> windows?
>
> ****
>
> There hasn’t been any change in screen reader behaviour since the
> invention of tabbed pages, the reader reads the page title when the page
> has loaded.  I think the reason why reverse breadcrumb order (page –
> section – company) is suggested is to reduce the amount of audible
> repetition  … if the order is  (company, section page), company and section
> will be repeated in every page within a section of a website.  Then we have
> to mentally filter the words until the end of the page title string is
> heard to identify what the current page topic is.   ****
>
> ** **
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> HTH,****
>
> ** **
>
> Bim****
>
> ** **
>   ------------------------------
>
> *From:* suzette keith [mailto:suzette.skeith@gmail.com]
> *Sent:* 15 March 2013 09:09
> *To:* Shawn Henry; EOWG (E-mail)
> *Subject:* Re: Easy Check - Page title tips and WAI example****
>
> ** **
>
> Dear All,
> I just put this in the Easy checks wiki:
> " Title tips: is the visual example and text tips inconsistent? Note that
> in Tips text "About Acme Web Solutions" (subpage then company name) is said
> to be better than "Acme Web Solutions, Inc. - About Us". But, in the visual
> from WAI the good example is: "Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) - home
> page".(company name then subpage). Personally, in my visual world I find
> the WAI example order more useful when looking at tabs and in referring to
> history and bookmarks. One exception to that is when we are working on the
> WAI agenda, but this is the only time I have multiple pages open from the
> same organisation."
>
> Is the auditory experience different for screen reader users, or have
> behaviours changed since the introduction of multiple tabbed browser
> windows?
> Best wishes
> Suzette
>
>
> ****
>



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Suzette Keith
Usability and Accessibility Consultant: requirements gathering and
evaluation
Digital Unite licenced tutor: getting started with email, shopping and
travel.
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