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HTML5 Multimedia Development Cookbook by Lee Jordan, Dale Cruse

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Chapter 4. Creating Accessible Experiences

In this chapter, we will cover:

  • Testing browser support
  • Adding skip navigation
  • Adding meta tags
  • Using semantic descriptions in tags for screen readers
  • Providing alternate site views
  • Using hgroup to create accessible header areas
  • Displaying alternate content for non-supported browsers
  • Using WAI-ARIA

Introduction

"Good accessibility design is good web design."

So far we have talked a lot about semantic web coding and the way HTML5 allows us to take this naming approach to a new level we have not previously been able to reach. Much of our discussion has centered on how semantic web coding makes our job as web developers easier, faster, and more meaningful.

In this chapter, we will turn our attention to how semantic ...

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