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Re: About image sliders

From: Kevin White <kevin@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 30 Nov 2015 15:32:49 +0000
Cc: "Beranek, Nicholas" <Nicholas.Beranek@capitalone.com>, "Sean Murphy (seanmmur)" <seanmmur@cisco.com>, "Elizabeth J. Pyatt" <ejp10@psu.edu>, "w3c-wai-ig@w3.org" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
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To: "ajaysharma89003@gmail.com" <ajaysharma89003@gmail.com>
Hi Ajay,

You might find the (currently draft) carousel tutorial helpful:

	http://www.w3.org/WAI/tutorials/carousels/

Any feedback or improvements on this resource is welcome.

Best,

Kevin

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W3C Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
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> On 30 Nov 2015, at 14:50, Elizabeth J. Pyatt <ejp10@psu.edu> wrote:
> 
> I would also add that slideshows that constantly rotate are a problem for people with some reading & cognitive processing disorders as well as those with motion disorders who have problems moving quickly. See WCAG 2 Guideline 2.2 for details (http://www.w3.org/TR/WCAG20/#time-limits)
> 
> For keyboard accessibility, it’s also important that keyboard events are available for sighted users (and that directions are visible).
> 
> For these reasons, I generally recommend that slideshows either are static until clicked on (i.e. like many “Top 10” style slideshows) or only rotate once through the cycle.
> 
> Elizabeth
> 
>> On Nov 30, 2015, at 9:26 AM, Beranek, Nicholas <Nicholas.Beranek@capitalone.com> wrote:
>> 
>> 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.
>> 
>> Nick
>> 
>> -----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
>> 
>> Hi
>> 
>> 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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