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RE: Embedded video frames

From: Jonathan Avila <jon.avila@ssbbartgroup.com>
Date: Mon, 10 Jun 2013 09:03:49 -0400
Message-ID: <0bd8249e3bf52063b35cf448523f7082@mail.gmail.com>
To: Charles McCathie Nevile <chaals@yandex-team.ru>, w3c-wai-ig@w3.org, Ginger Claassen <ginger.claassen@gmx.de>
[Charles wrote]
> Sure. You can add a title attribute to basically anything in HTML.

You can, however, for clarification to the readers of this list, the title
attribute for some elements is meant to be supplementary only and should not
be used to label the element.  In the case of a frame the title will provide
an accessible label to users of assistive technology.  For other element
such as the embed element or object element it may appear like a good method
but the title attribute would likely never be seen.  For elements like divs,
tables, etc. the title should not be used to provide an accessible label as
it is not the appropriate method.


-----Original Message-----
From: Charles McCathie Nevile [mailto:chaals@yandex-team.ru]
Sent: Saturday, June 08, 2013 12:36 AM
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org; Ginger Claassen
Subject: Re: Embedded video frames

On Tue, 07 May 2013 16:27:11 +0400, Ginger Claassen <ginger.claassen@gmx.de>

> Hi guys,
> I have a question regarding embedding videos on a website. Making the
> player itself accessible is not such a big deal but is there any
> possibility to add a title tag to the frame itself thus blind people
> will know what they are going to listen to when they press the play
> button?

Sure. You can add a title attribute to basically anything in HTML.

If you write your own controls for the player, you can do even more...



> I really appreciate a bit of input here!
> Thanks in advance for your help!
> Solong
>      Ginger

Charles McCathie Nevile - Consultant (web standards) CTO Office, Yandex
       chaals@yandex-team.ru         Find more at http://yandex.com
Received on Monday, 10 June 2013 13:04:29 UTC

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