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RE: About image sliders

From: Beranek, Nicholas <Nicholas.Beranek@capitalone.com>
Date: Mon, 30 Nov 2015 09:26:16 -0500
To: "Sean Murphy (seanmmur)" <seanmmur@cisco.com>, "ajaysharma89003@gmail.com" <ajaysharma89003@gmail.com>
CC: "w3c-wai-ig@w3.org" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <A0ACDFADB4D2E549950AD6F3E2927C1D4798127F03@KDCPEXCMB08.cof.ds.capitalone.com>
Hi Ajay,

Yes, please provide some more details.

I will add that you can follow the WAI-ARIA authoring practices for the Slider widget here: http://www.w3.org/WAI/PF/aria-practices/#slider. It provides the necessary ARIA roles, states, and properties to add as well as the keyboard event listeners and their expected behaviors.


-----Original Message-----
From: Sean Murphy (seanmmur) [mailto:seanmmur@cisco.com] 
Sent: Monday, November 30, 2015 3:03 AM
To: ajaysharma89003@gmail.com
Cc: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Subject: Re: About image sliders


It depends how you have coded the slider. 

Are you using a third party API or your own code. Can you provide some code example?

Sent from my iPhone

> On 30 Nov 2015, at 6:49 PM, "ajaysharma89003@gmail.com" <ajaysharma89003@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I have just plunjed into the world of accessibility so please forgive if I sound novice.
> Now problem is that, I am working on a project which is a website that shows a big image slider. The images convey important information both in textual and non textual form, and this slider is inaccessible.
> My question is that is there any standard technique to make it accessible and if is it okay to make it accessible by hiding the entire slider div by aria-hidden and rendering the info in simple text, that is hidden from sighted users through css, without changing the layout of the site?
> Kindly let me know the best thing to do to get it aligned with Level AA.
> Many Thanks,
> Ajay


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